A look at major COVID-19 developments over the past week
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Georgia appears to be entering a new, more hopeful phase of the pandemic. Encouraged by vaccinations, many people are eager to return to their pre-pandemic routines.
The number of new infections is holding steady, as it has been essentially since mid-March. The seven-day rolling average of new confirmed and suspected infections is about 1,265, according to state Department of Public Health data.
It’s a sharp decline from the post-holiday surge in January, when the daily rolling average surpassed 9,600 cases.