COVID-19 Cases in DeKalb County

DeKalb County, Georgia COVID-19 Cases

Updated: October 25, 2020

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COVID-19 Summary Report for DeKalb County
  • As of October 25, DeKalb County has reported 21,067 cases of 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and 397 deaths.
  • Public Health District 3-5 (Decatur) accounts for 6.0% of the total cases in Georgia.
  • Among all DeKalb County positive cases, 11.0% were hospitalized and 1.9% have died.


Table 1a. Comparison of cumulative COVID-19 case counts and Percent Change for Georgia and DeKalb County

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*Counts shown reflect the number of confirmed cases as of 10/25/2020 using the date of symptom onset. Where date of symptom onset were not available, the date of first positive specimen collection or the date of report creation in GA SENDSS was used instead. **Note: All data reported are preliminary and subject to change. Delays in data reporting may cause changes in data counts, particularly within the last week (shaded area).


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Table 1b. COVID-19 Cases by Public Health District

District

Count

%

LAWRENCEVILLE (3-4)

35348

10.0%

ATLANTA (3-2)

30921

8.8%

MARIETTA (3-1)

25877

7.4%

GAINESVILLE (2-0)

25271

7.2%

LA GRANGE (4-0)

22411

6.4%

DECATUR (3-5)

21067

6.0%

ROME (1-1)

19911

5.7%

SAVANNAH (9-1)

19396

5.5%

MACON (5-2)

17645

5.0%

AUGUSTA (6-0)

17581

5.0%

WAYCROSS (9-2)

16996

4.8%

ATHENS (10-0)

16940

4.8%

DALTON (1-2)

16113

4.6%

ALBANY (8-2)

13310

3.8%

COLUMBUS (7-0)

12979

3.7%

VALDOSTA (8-1)

10160

2.9%

FOREST PARK (3-3)

8174

2.3%

DUBLIN (5-1)

5697

1.6%

OUT OF STATE

165

0.0%

UNKNOWN

15939

4.5%


Table 3. COVID-19 Case Counts and Percent Change by Zip Code

ZIP

Previous
Oct 20

Current Count Oct 25

% of Total

% Change

30083

1549

1581

7.5%

2.1%

30058

1534
1575

7.5%

2.7%

30034

1285

1317

6.3%

2.5%

30032

1238

1271

6.0%

2.7%

30038

1105

1152

5.5%

4.3%

30084

1096

1114

5.3%

1.6%

30329

1040

1070

5.1%

2.9%

30341

1033

1053

5.0%

1.9%

30319

932

969

4.6%

4.0%

30340

940

954

4.5%

1.5%

30021

852

866

4.1%

1.6%

30087

798

816

3.9%

2.3%

30088

659

683

3.3%

4.6%

30345

663

677

3.2%

2.1%

30033

623

639

3.0%

2.6%

30294

620

636

3.0%

2.6%

30338

605

629

3.0%

4.0%

30035

570

591

2.8%

3.7%

30030

446

453

2.2%

1.6%

30360

427

441

2.1%

3.3%

30316

415

427

2.0%

2.9%

30317

234

248

1.2%

6.0%

30350

209

210

1.0%

0.5%

30346

151

153

0.7%

1.3%

30306

140

147

0.7%

5.0%

30307

126

137

0.7%

8.7%

30324

117

124

0.6%

6.0%

30002

95

98

0.5%

3.2%

30079

88

91

0.4%

3.4%

30288

84

87

0.4%

3.6%

30031

22

23

0.1%

4.5%

30342

22

23

0.1%

4.5%

30039

22

22

0.1%

0.0%

30094

20

20

0.1%

0.0%

30047

20

19

0.1%

-5.0%

30349

18

19

0.1%

5.6%

30072

17

18

0.1%

5.9%

30012

17

17

0.1%

0.0%

30328

14

15

0.1%

7.1%

30093

13

14

0.1%

7.7%

30318

15

14

0.1%

-6.7%

30016

12

13

0.1%

8.3%

30044

11

13

0.1%

18.2%

30092

13

13

0.1%

0.0%

30086

12

12

0.1%

0.0%

30322

10

10

0.0%

0.0%

30331

10

10

0.0%

0.0%

30013
7

9

0.0%

28.6%

30043

7

9

0.0%

28.6%

30085

8

9

0.0%

12.5%

30022

8

8

0.0%

0.0%

30060

9

8

0.0%

-11.1%

30308

7

7

0.0%

0.0%

30037

7

7

0.0%

0.0%

30052

7

7

0.0%

0.0%

30315

7

7

0.0%

0.0%

30303

7

7

0.0%

0.0%

30305

7

7

0.0%

0.0%

30315

7

7

0.0%

0.0%

30334

7

7

0.0%

0.0%

30354

7

7

0.0%

0.0%

30036

6

6

0.0%

0.0%

30045

6

6

0.0%

0.0%

30046

6

6

0.0%

0.0%

30096

5

6

0.0%

20.0%

30228

6

6

0.0%

0.0%

30314

6

6

0.0%

0.0%

30071

5

5

0.0%

0.0%

30252

5

5

0.0%

0.0%

30281

5

5

0.0%

0.0%

30310

5

5

0.0%

0.0%

30312

5

5

0.0%

0.0%

Unknown

204

202

1.0%

-1.0%

*Data cleaning may lead to reassignment of cases from one territory to another based on corrected addresses which may appear as “decreases” when compared to previous counts.  Zip codes with five or fewer cases were omitted from the table.



Table 4. Demographic Data of COVID-19 Cases in DeKalb County

Demographic

Count

%

Gender

Female

11229

53.3%

Male

9454

44.9%

Unknown

384

1.8%

Age Group

Under 15

1123

5.3%

15-29

5647

26.8%

30-44

6049

28.7%

45-59

4697

22.3%

60-74

2438

11.6%

75-89

858

4.1%

90 and over

165

0.8%

Unknown

90

0.4%

Race

Asian

1064

5.1%

Black

9446

44.8%

Other

1696

8.1%

Unknown

4136

19.6%

White

4725

22.4%

Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino

3151

15.0%

Non-Hispanic/Latino

11722

55.6%

Unknown/Not Specified

6194

29.4%


Graph 2. Proportion of COVID-19 Cases by Race
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*"Other" includes Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander and American Indian/Native American

Table 5. Hospitalization and Death Information for COVID-19 Cases in DeKalb County

Count

%

Hospitalization

Needed Hospitalization

2313

11.0%

Not Known to Have Been Hospitalized

18754

89.0%

Death

Died

397

1.9%


Graph 2-3. Distribution of Deaths due to COVID-19 by Age Group and Race in DeKalb County