Third-highest daily case total recorded in Coweta on Wednesday

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From Staff Reports

Coweta County confirmed 142 new COVID-19 cases today, per the Georgia Department of Public Health.

Today’s cases were the third-highest daily total Coweta has recorded since the pandemic began. The record-high is 168 set on Sept. 3, 2021 while the 2nd-highest mark of 160 was almost a year ago on Dec. 31, 2020.

Other numbers for Coweta today included 1 death and 6 hospitalizations.

Coweta County’s two-week infection rate continues to rise and was listed at 15.3 percent today, up from 12.8 percent on Tuesday and 11.6 on Monday. The last time the local two-week infection rate was this high came on Sept. 18, also at 15.3 percent.

For December, Coweta has a total of 808 cases for an average of 36.7 per day. It also has 9 COVID-related deaths and 62 hospitalizations. 

Cumulative-wise, Coweta has had 13,847 confirmed COVID-19 cases since the pandemic began, 356 deaths and 936 hospitalizations.

Statewide, Georgia posted 5,731 new COVID-19 cases today, the most since 6,077 on Sept. 21. Other numbers across the state included 35 deaths, 210 hospitalizations and 15 ICU admits.

To access the daily report from the Georgia Department of Public Health, visit To access this daily report, visit: https://dph.georgia.gov/covid-19-daily-status-report.

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