There have been over 2,000 COVID-19 related deaths across the state.

According to the Georgia Department of Public Health update June 1, the state has had 47,899 confirmed cases; 8,302 hospitalizations; and 2,089 deaths.

Details for Braselton's four-county area include:

•Gwinnett: 3,870 cases; 665 hospitalizations; 132 deaths

•Hall: 2,507 cases; 340 hospitalizations; and 49 deaths

•Barrow: 333 cases; 78 hospitalizations; and 17 deaths

•Jackson: 195 cases; 34 hospitalizations; and six deaths

Northeast Georgia Health System is currently treating 60 COVID-19 patients. Seven of those are at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton.

System-wide, there are 28 patients awaiting test results and ventilator usage is at 27-percent. NGHS reports 699 patients have been discharged. There have been 84 deaths.


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