Saturday, June 27, 2020 7:10 PM EST
By The Associated Press, AP
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia health officials on Saturday reported 1,990 additional COVID-19 cases, another record in newly confirmed coronavirus cases in the state. That brings Georgia's total cases to nearly 75,000. The state’s previous record came on Friday when officials reported 1,900 new cases. Since the pandemic began, the state has seen more than 2,700 deaths. Health officials in states such as Texas and Arizona have expressed concerns about a shortage of beds. In Georgia, the state Emergency Management Agency on Saturday reported that 27% of critical care beds remain available. Coronavirus infections have been rising throughout June. Georgia has reported at least 1,700 new cases each of the past five days.