Phoebe Sumter COVID-19 Update for Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Published 5:11 pm Wednesday, August 4, 2021

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By Marcus Johnson


AMERICUS – Fueled by the super-contagious delta variant, COVID-19 is once again raging in South Georgia. The number of COVID-19 patients in our hospitals is spiking at a rate we have not seen since the earliest days of the pandemic. The attached graphic shows Phoebe’s latest numbers, including 80 hospitalized in Albany and 9 in Americus. You can visit the Georgia Department of Public Health website for the latest infection and vaccination numbers statewide and by county. (

Please do your part to reduce the spread of the virus by getting vaccinated, wearing a mask and social distancing. #CombatCovid