by Robin Kemp

170 people have died and 7,575 people in Clayton County have been diagnosed with COVID-19 as of Oct. 13, 2020, according to the Clayton County Health District.

Here are CCHD’s latest figures, broken down by city. If you’re reading this on your phone, scroll down to see the overall totals, followed by the counts for each city. If you’re reading this on a desktop or laptop computer, scroll to the right to see the full chart:

Jonesboro has had the most cases at 2,471. Next is Riverdale, with 1,708. The third-highest incidence of COVID-19 is in Forest Park at 826 cases.

These figures include unincorporated areas of local cities. Where a city partially overlaps Clayton County (e.g., Ellenwood, Atlanta), the figures here represent only the part that is within Clayton County.

334,601 Georgians have been diagnosed with COVID-19 since the pandemic began. Of those, 7,470 have died.

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