Coweta posts highest weekly COVID case rate since early March

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Georgia cumulative COVID case totals through July 30, 2021.

From Staff Reports

THE SKINNY – Coweta County recorded an average of 13.9 new COVID cases per day in the past week, the most in a weekly reporting period since early March.

Below is a summary of COVID-19 data thru Friday, July 30 from  the Georgia Department of Public Health.

COWETA COUNTY CASES

Coweta County confirmed 97 new COVID cases for the past week with 2 deaths and 3 hospitalizations for the period of July 24-30.

The 97 cases is an increase of 44 from the previous week (July 17-23). The weekly average of 13.9 new COVID cases per day was the most in Coweta since a 14.9 daily average from March 8-14. Friday’s 21 new COVID cases in Coweta were the most in a single day since 34 on March 9. COVID-related deaths were also up 1 and hospitalizations up 3 this past week.

Through July 30, Coweta has registered 212 COVID cases (7.1 per day) this month, 5 deaths (0.1 per day) and 10 hospitalizations (0.3 per day). By comparison, Coweta’s June daily averages were 2.5 cases per day, 0.3 deaths and 0.8 hospitalizations.

Regarding vaccinations, the Georgia Department of Public Health reports that 100,556 vaccinations have been applied here in Coweta County through July 30. Of those, 55,099 people or 38 percent have 1 dose of the vaccine while 49,308 or 34 percent of Coweta residents have been fully vaccinated. By comparison, neighbor Fayette County has a vaccination rate of 57 percent with 1 dose and 52 percent fully vaccinated.

The positive test rate of all persons tested in Coweta is 10.0 percent, and in the last two weeks stands at 11.0 percent. Last week, those test rates were at 10.0 and 9.2, respectively.

Overall, Coweta has confirmed cumulative totals of 9109 cases, 222 deaths (with an additional 14 probable deaths) and 417 hospitalizations since the pandemic began. Coweta remains ranked 23rd in Georgia (out of 159 counties) in cumulative cases, 18th in deaths due to COVID and 34th in COVID-related hospitalizations.

GEORGIA CASES

This past week, Georgia confirmed 14,230 new COVID cases for an average of 2032 per day. That’s an increase of 6871 cases from last week’s reporting period (July 17-23). Thursday’s daily total of 2,907 new COVID cases was the most in a single day since 3377 on February 11.

Other numbers for the past week included 48 deaths (up 2), 667 hospitalizations (up 265) and 86 ICU admits (up 6).

Regarding vaccinations, the Georgia Department of Public Health reports that 8,770,141 vaccinations have been applied here in Georgia through July 30. Of those, 4,753,282 Georgia residents or 46 percent have 1 dose of the vaccine while 4,184,322 or 40 percent have been fully vaccinated.

All four patient census categories rose in the past week. The number of COVID Patients Hospitalized is now at 2257 or 14.4 percent of all people hospitalized in Georgia (up 863 from last week). ICU Beds in Use rose by 121 and is now 2470 or 82.9 percent capacity statewide. In-Patient Hospital Beds in Use also increased by 48, now standing at 12,355 or 81.4 percent capacity. And Adult Ventilators in Use rose by 96 and now is at 1058 or 30.2 percent capacity.

The overall positive test rate of all persons tested in Georgia is 10.6 percent, and in the last two weeks, it is at 11.0 percent. Last week, those numbers were 10.6 and 8.3, respectively.

Georgia has confirmed cumulative totals of 932,145 cases, 18,711 deaths, 66,991 hospitalizations and 11,387 ICU admits thru July 30 since the pandemic began.

Georgia’s single-day highs follow: cases (10,379 on Jan. 8, 2021); deaths (184 on Feb. 12, 2021); hospitalizations (611 on Jan. 6, 2021); ICU admits (97 on Aug. 12, 2020).

COWETA COUNTY MONTH-BY MONTH

The month-by-month cumulative breakdown (March 2020 to July 2021) of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Coweta County from the Georgia Department of Public Health:

MONTH … Confirmed Cases (Cases Per Day), Deaths, Hospitalizations
March 2020 … 41 cases (1.4 per day), 2 deaths
April 2020 … 154 cases (5.1 per day), 2 deaths
May 2020 … 222 cases (7.2 per day), 5 deaths, 14 hospitalizations
June 2020 … 250 cases (8.3 per day), 6 deaths, 9 hospitalizations
July 2020 … 629 cases (20.3 per day), 4 deaths, 32 hospitalizations
August 2020 … 953 cases (30.7 per day), 7 deaths, 16 hospitalizations
September 2020 … 379 cases (12.6 per day), 21 deaths, 24 hospitalizations
October 2020 … 385 cases (12.4 per day), 16 deaths, 20 hospitalizations
November 2020 … 640 cases (21.3 per day), 5 deaths, 25 hospitalizations
December 2020 … 1620 cases (52.3 per day), 10 deaths, 36 hospitalizations
January 2021 … 1866 cases (60.2 per day), 31 deaths, 32 hospitalizations
February 2021 … 886 cases (31.6 per day), 41 deaths, 39 hospitalizations
March 2021 … 373 cases (12.0 per day), 30 deaths, 29 hospitalizations
April 2021 … 247 cases (8.2 per day), 25 deaths, 39 hospitalizations
May 2021 … 181 cases (5.8 per day),  4 deaths,  34 hospitalizations
June 2021 … 70 cases (2.3 per day), 8 deaths, 24 hospitalizations
July 2021 … 212 cases (7.1 per day), 5 deaths, 10 hospitalizations

COWETA COUNTY DAY-BY-DAY

The day-by-day cumulative breakdown of confirmed COVID-19 cases, deaths and hospitalizations in Coweta County since July 1 from the Georgia Department of Public Health:

DAY, DATE … Confirmed Cases (Change), Deaths (Change), Hospitalized (Change)
Thursday, July 1 … 8898 cases (+1), 218 deaths (+1), 407 hospitalized (0)
Friday, July 2 … 8901 cases (+3), 218 deaths (0), 407 hospitalized (0)
Saturday, July 3 … Data not available
Sunday, July 4 … Data not available
Monday, July 5 … Data not available
Tuesday, July 6* … 8914 cases (+13), 218 deaths (0), 407 hospitalized (0)
Wednesday, July 7 … 8918 cases (+4), 218 deaths (0), 407 hospitalized (0)
Thursday, July 8 … 8924 cases (+6), 218 deaths (0), 407 hospitalized (0)
Friday, July 9 … 8930 cases (+6), 218 deaths (0), 410 hospitalized (+3)
Saturday, July 10 … Data not available
Sunday, July 11 … Data not available
Monday, July 12** … 8939 cases (+9), 218 deaths (0), 412 hospitalized (+2)
Tuesday, July 13 … 8945 cases (+6), 219 deaths (+1), 413 hospitalized (+1)
Wednesday, July 14 … 8950 cases (+5), 219 deaths (0), 414 hospitalized (+1)
Thursday, July 15 … 8953 cases (+3), 219 deaths (0), 414 hospitalized (0)
Friday, July 16 … 8959 cases (+6), 219 deaths (0), 414 hospitalized (0)
Saturday, July 17 … Data not available
Sunday, July 18 … Data not available
Monday, July 19** … 8976 cases (+17), 220 deaths (+1), 414 hospitalized (0)
Tuesday, July 20 … 8977 cases (+1), 220 deaths (0), 414 hospitalized (0)
Wednesday, July 21 … 8985 cases (+8), 220 deaths (0), 414 hospitalized (0)
Thursday, July 22 … 8997 cases (+12), 220 deaths (0), 414 hospitalized (0)
Friday, July 23 … 9012 cases (+15), 220 deaths (0), 414 hospitalized (0)
Saturday, July 24 … Data not available
Sunday, July 25 … Data not available
Monday, July 26** … 9044 cases (+32), 220 deaths (0), 415 hospitalized (+1)
Tuesday, July 27 … 9062 cases (+18), 220 deaths (0), 415 hospitalized (0)
Wednesday, July 28 … 9077 cases (+15), 221 deaths (+1), 417 hospitalized (+2)
Thursday, July 29 … 9088 cases (+11), 222 deaths (+1), 417 hospitalized (0)
Friday, July 30 … 9109 cases (+21), 222 deaths (0), 417 hospitalized (0)

* denotes 4-day total (Saturday-Sunday-Monday-Tuesday)
** denotes 3-day total (Saturday-Sunday-Monday)

Single-day highs: 160 cases (Dec. 31), 4 deaths (11 times, last April 15), 6 hospitalizations (May 12), 118 consecutive days in double-digit cases (Nov. 14-March 12).

To access information contained in this June report, visit: https://dph.georgia.gov/covid-19-daily-status-report.

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