August 14 coronavirus news

By Helen Regan, Brad Lendon, Melissa Macaya, Zamira Rahim and Laura Smith-Spark, CNN

Updated 12:36 a.m. ET, August 15, 2020
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11:38 p.m. ET, August 13, 2020

Thousands of new Covid-19 cases reported in Georgia

From CNN's Pamela Kirkland 

Georgia's Health Department reported 2,674 new cases of Covid-19 on Thursday.  

The statewide Covid-19 total is 228,668.

The department also reported 83 new coronavirus-related deaths, which brings the total in the state to 4,538.  

According to the Department of Health, the state reported 136 deaths Tuesday – its most in a single day since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic – and another 109 deaths Wednesday.

Note: These numbers were released by the Georgia Department of Public Health and may not line up exactly in real time with CNN