As of 6:30 Friday night, the Georgia Department of Public Health has reported 5,967COVID-19 Confirmed Cases, 159 of those in Bartow County. Bartow remains at seventh in total cases behind Fulton, Dougherty, DeKalb, Cobb, Gwinnett, and Clayton counties.

Out of the state’s total, under 20.5 percent have been hospitalized and over 3.3 percent have died. Bartow County’s death toll rose to six.

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