July 6, 2020 -As of 3 p.m., July 5, there have been 3,824 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in residents of the Coastal Health District and 54 deaths.

Cases by county:

  • Bryan: 166 cases, 5 deaths
  • Camden: 188 cases, 2 deaths
  • Chatham: 1,831 cases, 37 deaths
  • Effingham: 200 cases, 1 death
  • Glynn: 1,162 cases, 6 deaths
  • Liberty: 157 cases, 1 death
  • Long: 57 cases, 1 death
  • McIntosh: 63 cases, 1 death

Testing in Chatham County will move to the Savannah Civic Center on July 6. The hours Monday through Friday are 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (or when the line reaches capacity), and alternating Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. beginning July 18. Drivers will enter from Oglethorpe Avenue and queue in the Civic Center parking lot. The drive-through line will route cars into a sheltered cargo area inside the Civic Center where Health Department staff will collect specimens for testing.

The site has the capacity to test 500 people each day, and the drive-through will close when the line reaches capacity.

For more information, including local case information, additional data, FAQs and other COVID-19 associated web content, visit covid19.gachd.org.

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