Compared to the end of May, Cobb reported 3,221 cases and 209 deaths, the state health department’s numbers show. The total number of hospitalizations in the county stands at 853.
Dr. Memark wants residents to avoid large, in-person gatherings and non-essential trips, particularly during the upcoming three-day holiday weekend.
Coronavirus in Cobb County: The latest news from the AJC
She also said her previous advice to the public remains the same: wear masks or face coverings, practice social distancing, wash your hands frequently and stay home if you are sick.
“Following these simple actions will help to keep our communities as safe and healthy as possible,” she said.
Like Cobb County News Now on Facebook | Follow on Twitter