Undercount of COVID deaths means full picture unknown

Twice each day, Georgia’s public health agency updates the bleakest of statistics: the state’s ever-rising death toll from the novel coronavirus. On March 23, the deaths totaled 26. On April 1, 125. On April 10, 425. And on Friday, the agency said the coronavirus has now killed 668 Georgians. But those figures, as grim as they sound, may significantly understate the number of lives lost in Georgia to COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus.

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