Friday: Georgia confirms over 10,000 new cases of COVID-19

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From Staff Reports

Georgia surpassed 10,000 COVID-19 cases in a single-day, setting the high mark with 10,379 today. Coweta County recorded its 5th-highest single day total for cases, while neighboring counties Troup and Fayette each had over 100.

The Daily Status Report of the COVID-19 pandemic has been issued by the Georgia Department of Public Health for Friday, Jan. 8.

COWETA COUNTY CASES

Coweta County confirmed 83 new cases of COVID-19 with 0 deaths and 1 hospitalization on Friday. The 83 cases were the most since the county had 97 on Jan. 1. Coweta has now seen double-digit cases for a record 56 consecutive days, dating from Nov. 14.

Just eight days into the month of January, the county has registered 489 cases for an average of 61.1 per day. There have been 3 deaths and 10 hospitalizations. The 489 cases have surpassed the totals for the entire months of March (41), April (154), May (222), June (250), September (379) and October (385).

Today, the age group of 55-64 year-olds had the highest number of COVID cases with 18. The 45-54 year olds were next at 13 cases.

Here is the breakdown of age groups of Confirmed COVID-19 cases in Coweta County and changes (past 24 hours):

Ages 0 – 4 … 97 cases (+1 case)
Ages 5 – 14 … 348 cases (+11 cases)
Ages 15 – 24 … 876 cases  (+11 cases)
Ages 25 – 34 … 849 cases (+9 cases)
Ages 35 – 44 … 862 cases (+10 cases)
Ages 45 – 54 … 1034 cases (+13 cases)
Ages 55 – 64 … 804 cases (+18 cases)
Ages 65 – 74 … 517 cases (+5 cases)
Ages 75 – 84 … 258 cases (+3 cases)
Ages 85-plus … 107 cases (+1 case)
Age Unknown … 10 cases (+1 case)

In Coweta, the cases by gender … Females 2990, Males 2747, Unknown 25.

In Coweta, the cases by race …White 3241, Black 1178, Asian 54, Other 3, Unknown 1286.

Overall, Coweta has confirmed cumulative totals of 5762 cases, 81 deaths (with an additional 6 probable deaths) and 225 hospitalizations since the pandemic began. Coweta ranks 23rd among all Georgia counties for most cumulative cases.

The positive test rate of all persons tested in Coweta is 10.0 percent, and in the last two weeks, is at a record-high of 21.9 percent.

GEORGIA CASES

On Friday, Georgia broke the previous high for cases in a day by 1,660. The old mark was 8719 set on Jan. 1. Other Friday numbers included 80 deaths, 391 hospitalizations and 48 ICU admits. The last time the state had more than 80 deaths was on Sept. 23 with 96.

It’s the 32nd time in the past 33 days that the state has seen 3000-or-more cases in a single day.

Presently, a record-high 5,515 people in Georgia are hospitalized with COVID, which is 32.2 percent of all statewide hospital patients. By comparison during the spike in cases over the summer, the highest number of COVID patients hospitalized in a single day was 3200 on July 30.

The number of In-Patient Hospital Beds in use across the state on Friday is 13,329 or at 87.4 percent capacity. ICU bed occupancy is 2695 or 91.4 percent capacity. Adult Ventilators in use in GA is presently at 1555 or 43.4 percent capacity.

Overall, Georgia has recorded cumulative totals of 620,247 cases, 10,180 deaths, 44,187 hospitalizations and 7690 ICU admits since the pandemic began.

The overall positive test rate of all persons tested in Georgia is 10.5 percent, and in the last two weeks, it is rising at 20.1 percent.

Georgia’s single-day highs follow: cases (10,379 on Jan. 8); deaths (122 on Aug. 11); hospitalizations (611 on Jan. 6); ICU admits (97 on Aug. 12).

CASES IN NEIGHBORING COUNTIES

The confirmed cumulative cases-deaths in neighboring counties (changes past 24 hours).

Fulton … 56,031 – 759  (+1099 cases, +7 deaths)
Coweta … 5762 – 81 (+81 cases)
Carroll … 5549 – 97 (+79 cases)
Troup … 4324 – 124 (+103 cases, +1 death)
Fayette … 4151 – 73 (+101 cases, +1 death)
Spalding … 2772 – 89 (+35 cases)
Meriwether … 965 – 20 (+28 cases)
Heard … 449 – 10 (+11 cases)

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 Jan. 8 (Friday) data.

Ansley Park Health & Rehabilitation – NH … 2 residents, 0 deaths, 10 staff
Avalon Health & Rehabilitation – NH … 47 residents, 11 deaths, 24 staff, 35 residents recovered
Benton House of Newnan – PCH … 0 residents, 0 deaths, 1 staff
Insignia of Newnan – PCH … 27 residents, 5 deaths, 11 staff, 22 residents recovered
Monarch House – PCH … 2 residents, 0 deaths, 4 staff
Newnan Health & Rehabilitation – NH … 46 residents, 12 deaths, 22 staff, 42 residents recovered
Watercrest Assisted Living & Memory Care – PCH … 7 residents, 0 deaths, 12 staff, 4 residents recovered
Wesley Woods of Newnan/PTC – NH … 1 resident, 1 death, 6 staff
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, 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 … 489 cases (61.1 per day), 3 deaths, 10 hospitalizations

Single-month highs:  1620 cases (December), 52.3 cases per day (December), 21 deaths (September) and 36 hospitalizations (December).

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
Dec. 6-12 … 300 cases (42.9 per day),  1 death, 4 hospitalizations
Dec. 13-19 … 368 cases (52.6 per day),  0 deaths, 9 hospitalizations
Dec. 20-26 … 458 cases (65.4 per day), 5 deaths,  8 hospitalizations
Dec. 27-Jan. 2 … 495 cases (70.7 per day), 1 death, 11 hospitalizations
Jan. 3-9 … 336 cases (56.0 per day), 3 deaths, 9 hospitalizations

Single-week highs: 495 cases (Dec. 27-Jan. 2), 70.7 cases per day (Dec. 27-Jan. 2), 6 deaths (Sept. 6-12) and 11 hospitalizations (July 26-Aug. 1 / Dec. 27-Jan. 2).

COWETA COUNTY DAY-BY-DAY

The day-by-day cumulative breakdown of confirmed COVID-19 cases, deaths and hospitalizations in Coweta County since Dec. 15 is listed below from the Georgia Department of Public Health:

DAY, DATE … Confirmed Cases (Change), Deaths (Change), Hospitalized (Change)
Tuesday, Dec. 15 … 4243 cases (+41),  72 deaths (0),  192 hospitalized (+4)
Wednesday, Dec. 16 … 4302 cases (+59),  73 deaths (+1),  193 hospitalized (+1)
Thursday, Dec. 17 … 4362 cases (+60),  72 deaths (–1),  196 hospitalized (+3)
Friday, Dec. 18 … 4434 cases (+72),  72 deaths (0),  196 hospitalized (0)
Saturday, Dec. 19 … 4473 cases (+39), 72 deaths (0), 197 hospitalized (+1)
Sunday, Dec. 20 … 4570 cases (+97), 72 deaths (0), 197 hospitalized (0)
Monday, Dec. 21 … 4616 cases (+46), 72 deaths (0),  198 hospitalized (+1)
Tuesday, Dec. 22 … 4686 cases (+70),  72 deaths (0),  202 hospitalized (+4)
Wednesday, Dec. 23 … 4763 cases (+77),  73 deaths (+1),  204 hospitalized (+2)
Thursday, Dec. 24 … 4848 cases (+85), 75 deaths (+2), 205 hospitalized (+1)
Friday, Dec. 25 … 4901 cases (+53), 77 deaths (+2), 205 hospitalized (0)
Saturday, Dec. 26 … 4931 cases (+30), 77 deaths (0), 205 hospitalized (0)
Sunday, Dec. 27 … 4961 cases (+30), 77 deaths (0), 206 hospitalized (+1)
Monday, Dec. 28 … 4974 cases (+13), 77 deaths (0), 206 hospitalized (0)
Tuesday, Dec. 29 … 5056 cases (+82), 77 deaths (0), 207 hospitalized (+1)
Wednesday, Dec. 30 … 5113 cases (+57), 78 deaths (+1), 212 hospitalized (+5)
Thursday, Dec. 31 … 5273 cases (+160), 78 deaths (0), 213 hospitalized (+1)
Friday, Jan. 1 … 5370 cases (+97), 78 deaths (0), 216 hospitalized (+3)
Saturday, Jan. 2 … 5426 cases (+56), 78 deaths (0), 216 hospitalized (0)
Sunday, Jan. 3 … 5506 cases (+80), 78 deaths (0), 216 hospitalized (0)
Monday, Jan. 4 … 5533 cases (+27), 78 deaths (0), 216 hospitalized (0)
Tuesday, Jan. 5 … 5572 cases (+39),  80 deaths (+2),  220 hospitalized (+4)
Wednesday, Jan. 6 … 5619 cases (+47),  81 deaths (+1),  224 hospitalized (+4)
Thursday, Jan. 7 … 5679 cases (+60),  81 deaths (0),  224 hospitalized (0)
Friday, Jan. 8 … 5762 cases (+83),  81 deaths (0),  225 hospitalized (+1)

Single-day highs: 160 cases (Dec. 31), 4 deaths (Aug. 13), 6 hospitalizations (May 12), 56 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 Saturday.

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

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