February: Coweta sets monthly highs in deaths, hospitalizations

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THE SKINNY – Coweta County recorded monthly highs in February for COVID-related deaths (41) and hospitalizations (39).

The Daily Status Report of the COVID-19 pandemic has been issued by the Georgia Department of Public Health for Sunday, Feb. 27. Below is a brief summary with data from the Georgia DPH on Coweta County, neighboring counties and the state of Georgia.

COWETA COUNTY CASES

Coweta County confirmed 15 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday with 0 deaths and 1 hospitalization.

For the just completed weekend, Coweta posted 112 total COVID cases with 2 deaths and 4 hospitalizations.  The county had its 4th-highest case total on Saturday with 97, plus 2 deaths and 3 hospitalizations. On Sunday, Coweta added 15 cases and 1 hospitalization.

Coweta extended its streak of double-digit cases to 107 days, dating from Nov. 14.

In the past 7 days, Coweta has logged 247 COVID cases (35.3 per day), 7 deaths and 12 hospitalizations.

Coweta ended February with 886 cases for an average of 31.6 per day. The headliners were February totals for deaths with 41 and hospitalizations with 39. Both set new monthly highs, topping previous highs of 31 deaths in January and 36 hospitalizations in December.

The positive test rate of all persons tested in Coweta is 10.8 percent, and in the last two weeks stands at 8.9 percent.

Overall, Coweta has confirmed cumulative totals of 8025 cases, 150 deaths (with an additional 12 probable deaths) and 281 hospitalizations since the pandemic began. Coweta ranks 22nd in Georgia (out of 159 counties) in cumulative cases and 22nd in deaths due to COVID.

The age groups of 25-34, 45-54 and 65-74 had the most new COVID cases on Sunday with 3 each.

Here is the breakdown of age groups of confirmed cumulative COVID-19 cases in Coweta County (and Sunday’s totals):

AGE GROUP … Cases (Change)
Ages 0 – 4 … 126 cases (0)
Ages 5 – 14 … 502 cases (0)
Ages 15 – 24 … 1141 cases (+2)
Ages 25 – 34 … 1172 cases (+3)
Ages 35 – 44 … 1222 cases (+1)
Ages 45 – 54 … 1432 cases (+3)
Ages 55 – 64 … 1177 cases (+2)
Ages 65 – 74 … 714 cases (+3)
Ages 75 – 84 … 361 cases (+1)
Ages 85-plus … 157 cases (0)
Age Unknown … 21 cases (0)

In Coweta, the cases by gender … Females 4208, Males 3788, Unknown 29.

In Coweta, the cases by race …White 4577, Black 1607, Asian 85, Other 4, Unknown 1752.

GEORGIA CASES

Over the weekend, Georgia confirmed 3696 new cases of COVID-19 including 61 deaths, 261 hospitalizations and 39 ICU admits. Saturday had 2153 cases, 60 deaths, 185 hospitalizations and 28 ICU admits while on Sunday, 1543 cases were reported with 1 death, 76 hospitalizations and 11 ICU admits.

Three of four census number categories dropped slightly over the weekend. ICU bed occupancy dropped to 2426 (down 48 from Friday) or 79.7 percent capacity. The number of In-Patient Hospital Beds in use across the state is at 11,846 (down 597) or at 77.8 percent capacity. COVID patients hospitalized in Georgia stands at 1924 (down 92) which is 12.7 percent of all statewide hospital patients. It’s the lowest number since late November.

Adult Ventilators was the only census category to rise and now is at 1184 (up 8) or 32.1 percent capacity.

The overall positive test rate of all persons tested in Georgia is 11.1 percent, and in the last two weeks, it is at 7.4 percent.

For the month of February, Georgia recorded 66,068 cases of COVID (2359.6 per day) with 2455 deaths (87.7 per day), 5640 hospitalizations (201.4 per day) and 715 ICU admits (25.5 per day).

Georgia has confirmed cumulative totals of 818,516 cases, 15,068 deaths, 56,039 hospitalizations and 9126 ICU admits since the pandemic began.

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

CASES IN NEIGHBORING COUNTIES

The confirmed cumulative cases-deaths in neighboring counties (and weekend totals) are listed below.

COUNTY … Cases-Deaths (Change)
Fulton … 74,386 – 1051 (336 cases, 6 deaths)
Coweta …8025 – 150 (112 cases, 2 deaths)
Carroll … 6996 – 123 (22 cases, 1 death)
Fayette … 6153 – 129 (145 cases)
Troup … 5544 – 162 (24 cases)
Spalding … 3617– 129 (12 cases, 2 deaths)
Meriwether … 1421 – 51 (4 cases, 2 deaths)
Heard … 594 – 13 (1 case)

LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY REPORT – COWETA COUNTY

The Long-Term Care Report with data from Coweta County facilities is below.

The report originates from the Georgia Department of Community Health and lists the cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases for residents and staff, as well as the number of deaths and number of residents who have recovered.

Data below includes the Feb. 26 (Friday) data. There were no changes in the past 48 hours.

Ansley Park Health & Rehabilitation – NH … 30 residents, 2 deaths, 19 staff, 0 residents recovered
Avalon Health & Rehabilitation – NH … 55 residents, 12 deaths, 30 staff, 43 residents recovered
Brookdale Newnan – PCH … 1 resident, 0 deaths, 4 staff, 1 resident recovered
Insignia of Newnan – PCH … 27 residents, 5 deaths, 12 staff, 22 residents recovered
Monarch House – PCH … 4 residents, 1 death, 4 staff, 3 residents recovered
Newnan Health & Rehabilitation – NH … 46 residents, 12 deaths, 25 staff, 42 residents recovered
Watercrest Assisted Living & Memory Care – PCH … 13 residents, 0 deaths, 16 staff, 10 residents recovered
Wesley Woods of Newnan/PTC – NH … 0 residents, 1 death, 6 staff, 0 residents recovered
Abbreviations: NH (Nursing Home), PCH (Personal Care Home)

To view this report in its entirety, visit: https://dch.georgia.gov/.

COWETA COUNTY MONTH-BY MONTH

The month-by-month cumulative breakdown of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Coweta County from the Georgia Department of Public Health:

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

Single-month highs:  1866 cases (January), 60.2 cases per day (January), 41 deaths (February) and 39 hospitalizations (February).

COWETA COUNTY WEEK-BY-WEEK

The week-by-week cumulative breakdown for the past 4 weeks and the present week of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Coweta County from the Georgia Department of Public Health is listed below.

WEEK … Confirmed Cases (Avg. per day), Deaths, Hospitalizations
Jan. 31-Feb. 6 … 282 cases (40.3 per day), 12 deaths, 7 hospitalizations
Feb. 7-13 … 184 cases (26.3 per day), 12 deaths, 6 hospitalizations
Feb. 14-20 …189 cases (27.0 per day), 10 deaths, 10 hospitalizations
Feb. 21-27 … 257 cases (36.7 per day), 7 deaths, 11 hospitalizations
Feb. 28-March 6 … 15 cases (15.0 per day), 0 deaths, 1 hospitalization

Single-week highs: 495 cases (Dec. 27-Jan. 2), 70.7 cases per day (Dec. 27-Jan. 2), 12 deaths (2 times, last Feb. 7-13) and 11 hospitalizations (4 times, last Feb. 21-27).

COWETA COUNTY DAY-BY-DAY

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

DAY, DATE … Confirmed Cases (Change), Deaths (Change), Hospitalized (Change)
Monday, Feb. 1 … 7170 cases (+31), 110 deaths (+1), 246 hospitalized (0)
Tuesday, Feb. 2 … 7196 cases (+26), 112 deaths (+2), 247 hospitalized (+1)
Wednesday, Feb. 3 … 7229 cases (+33), 114 deaths (+2), 247 hospitalized (0)
Thursday, Feb. 4 … 7292 cases (+63), 114 deaths (0), 249 hospitalized (+2)
Friday, Feb. 5 … 7334 cases (+42), 117 deaths (+3), 251 hospitalized (+2)
Saturday, Feb. 6 … 7377 cases (+43), 121 deaths (+4), 253 hospitalized (+2)
Sunday, Feb. 7 … 7414 cases (+37), 121 deaths (0), 253 hospitalized (0)
Monday, Feb. 8 … 7434 cases (+20), 121 deaths (0), 253 hospitalized (0)
Tuesday, Feb. 9 … 7452 cases (+18), 122 deaths (+1), 254 hospitalized (+1)
Wednesday, Feb. 10 … 7468 cases (+16), 125 deaths (+3), 255 hospitalized (+1)
Thursday, Feb. 11 … 7512 cases (+44), 129 deaths (+4), 256 hospitalized (+1)
Friday, Feb. 12 … 7536 cases (+24), 133 deaths (+4), 259 hospitalized (+3)
Saturday, Feb. 13 … 7564 cases (+28), 133 deaths (0), 259 hospitalized (0)
Sunday, Feb. 14 … 7582 cases (+18), 133 deaths (0), 259 hospitalized (0)
Monday, Feb. 15 … 7620 cases (+38), 133 deaths (0), 259 hospitalized (0)
Tuesday, Feb. 16 … 7637 cases (+17), 135 deaths (+2), 259 hospitalized (0)
Wednesday, Feb. 17 … 7655 cases (+18), 136 deaths (+1), 260 hospitalized (+1)
Thursday, Feb. 18 … 7690 cases (+35), 140 deaths (+4), 263 hospitalized (+3)
Friday, Feb. 19 … 7722 cases (+32), 143 deaths (+3), 265 hospitalized (+2)
Saturday, Feb. 20 … 7753 cases (+31), 143 deaths (0), 269 hospitalized (+4)
Sunday, Feb. 21 … 7778 cases (+25), 143 deaths (0), 269 hospitalized (0)
Monday, Feb. 22 … 7797 cases (+19), 143 deaths (0), 270 hospitalized (+1)
Tuesday, Feb. 23 … 7821 cases (+24), 145 deaths (+2), 271 hospitalized (+1)
Wednesday, Feb. 24 … 7849 cases (+28), 145 deaths (0), 272 hospitalized (+1)
Thursday, Feb. 25 … 7867 cases (+18), 148 deaths (+3), 275 hospitalized (+3)
Friday, Feb. 26 … 7913 cases (+46), 148 deaths (0), 277 hospitalized (+2)
Saturday, Feb. 27 … 8010 cases (+97), 150 deaths (+2), 280 hospitalized (+3)
Sunday, Feb. 28 … 8025 cases (+15), 150 deaths (0), 281 hospitalized (+1)

Single-day highs: 160 cases (Dec. 31), 4 deaths (5 times, last Feb. 18), 6 hospitalizations (May 12), 107 consecutive days in double-digit cases (Nov. 14-present).

The next Daily Status Report generated by the Georgia Department of Public Health will be at 3 p.m. on Sunday.

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

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