Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person. Newly identified in humans toward the end of 2019, COVID-19 has spread with cases in the United States. The spread of any illness is reason for concern and the outbreak of COVID-19 has been a stressful time for communities around the world. The best defense you have is to equip yourself with information to make informed choices, prevent spread, seek proper treatment as needed, and continue to share quality information with others. Below you will find information on the total confirmed COVID-19 cases (tested positive), hospitalizations, and deaths attributed to COVID-19. These data are based on available information as of September 17, 2020 –. Source: Georgia Department of Public Health, Cobb & Douglas Board of Health , State Electronic Notifiable Disease Surveillance System (SENDSS).