“There was contagion in the broad and ever-expanding community,” read the report, according to the paper.
“There are no significant improvements in the metro Atlanta area, with high levels of new cases continuing in a plateau. Mitigation efforts must increase.”
Task Force has proposed statewide masking regulations, closing nightclubs, bars and gyms in high-risk counties, limiting restaurants to a quarter. capacity, while increasing checking and tracking contacts, according to articles.
“The current mitigation efforts do not have enough impact and will indeed propose a statewide masking authority,” the report wrote.
The task force said in the report, Georgia̵7;s spread rate is still nearly double the national average.
CNN has reached out to the White House and special forces, but in the past, they have repeatedly refused to make these reports public.
The White House report examined data from August 1 to 7 and is a follow-up on July 26 that labeled Georgia as one of the 21 states in the “red zone”. The new review showed a slight decrease in Georgia’s morbidity rate, but the increase in new incidence and virus-positive test numbers still put Georgia in the red zone.
Georgia Governor Brian Kemp’s office continued to rely on the state health commissioner’s data and advice and said, “This war is about protecting the lives – and livelihoods – of all Georgians, “It said in a statement to CNN.
Georgia has the highest 7-day average number of new cases
Georgia has the highest 7-day average incidence rate per 100,000 population at 31.99, according to Johns Hopkins University.
The department also reported 83 new coronavirus-related deaths, bringing the total number of deaths in the state to 4,538. The state reported 136 deaths on Tuesday, the most in a day, and 109 more deaths on Wednesday.