Latest Atlanta coronavirus news: 521 new cases and three more deaths

Since noon, the Georgia Department of Public Health announced that seven more people with COVID-19 died across the state, bringing Georgia’s toll to 899.

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7 p.m.: Since noon, the Georgia Department of Health has announced 521 more cases and three new coronavirus-related deaths. Georgia's death toll now stands at 907, and a total of 23,216 residents have tested positive for COVID-19, according to the latest figures. More than 119,000 tests have been conducted in Georgia, and about 19.5% of those have returned positive results.

Noon: Coronavirus-related deaths have surpassed 900 in Georgia. Health officials confirmed an additional five deaths since Friday evening and 204 new cases of COVID-19, since the numbers were last released. Georgia's death toll now stands at 904, and at least 22,695 people across the state have been infected, according to the latest data from the Department of Public Health.

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