Friday: Coweta sets monthly record for COVID-related deaths

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THE SKINNY – Coweta County established a new record on Friday for COVID-related deaths in a month. Coweta now has 34 deaths in February, surpassing the previous high of 31 in January.

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

COWETA COUNTY CASES

On Friday, Coweta County confirmed 32 new cases of COVID-19 with 3 deaths and 2 hospitalizations. The 3 deaths set a new record for COVID-related deaths in February, now at 34. Coweta has now recorded 22 deaths in the past 11 days.

Case-wise, Coweta’s 32 on Friday extended its streak of double-digit cases to 98 days, dating from Nov. 14.

In the past 7 days, Coweta has logged 186 COVID cases (26.6 per day), 10 deaths and 6 hospitalizations.

For the month of February, Coweta has posted 583 cases (30.7 per day), 34 deaths and 19 hospitalizations.

The positive test rate of all persons tested in Coweta is 10.8 percent, and in the last two weeks has risen slightly to 9.9 percent.

Overall, Coweta has confirmed cumulative totals of 7722 cases, 143 deaths (with an additional 12 probable deaths) and 265 hospitalizations since the pandemic began. Coweta ranks 24th in Georgia (out of 159 counties) in cumulative cases and 23rd in deaths due to COVID.

The age group of 45-54 year olds had the most new COVID cases with 7 on Friday.

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

Ages 0 – 4 … 122 cases (+2)
Ages 5 – 14 … 480 cases (+2)
Ages 15 – 24 … 1108 cases (+6)
Ages 25 – 34 … 1122 cases (+2)
Ages 35 – 44 … 1164 cases (+3)
Ages 45 – 54 … 1382 cases (+7)
Ages 55 – 64 … 1132 cases (+6)
Ages 65 – 74 … 688 cases (no change)
Ages 75 – 84 … 349 cases (+3)
Ages 85-plus … 154 cases (+1)
Age Unknown … 21 cases (no change)

In Coweta, the cases by gender … Females 4061, Males 3634, Unknown 27.

In Coweta, the cases by race …White 4357, Black 1565, Asian 82, Other 4, Unknown 1714.

GEORGIA CASES

Georgia confirmed 2174 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday with 172 deaths, 261 hospitalizations and 29 ICU admits. The 172 deaths is the 4th-highest single day total and the 32nd time the state has posted 100-or-more in a day. The 2174 cases pushed Georgia over the 800,000-cumulative mark since the pandemic started.

Presently, 2503 people (down 90 from Thursday) in Georgia are hospitalized with COVID, which is 15.5 percent of all statewide hospital patients. The number of In-Patient Hospital Beds in use across the state on Friday is at 12,588 (up 8) or at 82.2 percent capacity. ICU bed occupancy is at 2594 (down 10) or 84.1 percent capacity. Adult Ventilators in use is at 1289 (down 2) or 34.8 percent capacity.

The overall positive test rate of all persons tested in Georgia is 11.2 percent, and in the last two weeks, it is at 9.3 percent.

To date, Georgia has recorded cumulative totals of 800,959 cases, 14,530 deaths, 54,434 hospitalizations and 8898 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 changes (past 24 hours).

COUNTY … Cases-Deaths (Change)
Fulton … 72,634 – 1016 (+175 cases, +9 deaths)
Coweta …7722 – 143 (+32 cases, +3 deaths)
Carroll … 6853 – 117 (+22 cases)
Fayette … 5792 – 123 (+25 cases, +4 deaths)
Troup … 5438 – 157 (+15 cases)
Spalding … 3533 – 122 (+8 cases)
Meriwether … 1399 – 43 (+2 cases)
Heard … 580 – 13 (no change)

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. 19 (Friday) data.

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 … 11 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 … 583 cases (30.7 per day), 34 deaths, 19 hospitalizations

Single-month highs:  1866 cases (January), 60.2 cases per day (January), 34 deaths (February) 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
Jan. 17-23 … 385 cases (55.0 per day),  10 deaths, 6 hospitalizations
Jan. 24-30 … 362 cases (51.7 per day), 7 deaths, 9 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 … 158 cases (26.3 per day), 10 deaths, 6 hospitalizations

Single-week highs: 495 cases (Dec. 27-Jan. 2), 70.7 cases per day (Dec. 27-Jan. 2), 12 deaths (Jan. 31-Feb. 6; Feb. 7-13) and 11 hospitalizations (3 times, last Jan. 3-9).

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)

Single-day highs: 160 cases (Dec. 31), 4 deaths (5 times, last Feb. 18), 6 hospitalizations (May 12), 98 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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