January: Another month, more records set in Coweta

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From Staff Reports

THE SKINNY – Coweta County reached a total of seven new COVID-19 records in January.

Below is a summary of COVID-19 data thru Monday, Jan. 31 from the Georgia Department of Public Health.

COWETA COUNTY

A month ago, this report indicated December saw the most COVID-19 activity in Coweta County since the pandemic began in March 2020. Some 31 days later, December now had 2nd-most activity as January made a huge splash to start the 2022 calendar year.

Coweta County set a total of seven new COVID-19 records in January, bettering December’s six milestones.

Below are the records established in January.

Most hospitalizations in a day – 26, on Jan. 27. The previous high was 25 on Sept. 14, 2021.

Most cases in a week – 1,561, from Jan. 1-7. The previous high was 1,479 a week earlier.

Most cases per day rate in a week –  223.0, from Jan. 1-7. The previous high was 211.3 a week earlier.

Highest 2-week infection rate – 43.1 percent, on Jan. 5. Previous high was 42.6 percent a day earlier.

Most cases in a month – 4,462. The previous high was 2,633 in December 2021.

Most cases per day rate in a month – 143.9. Previous high was 84.9 in December 2022.

Most hospitalizations in a month – 221. Previous high was 199 in September 2021.

The overall numbers for Coweta County in January included the record-highs 4,462 cases, 143.9 cases per day and 221 hospitalizations, in addition to 15 deaths.

Per the Georgia Department of Public Health, Coweta County has reported 161,694 vaccines applied as of Feb. 1. The Coweta vaccination rate is 51 percent for people with one dose, 47 percent fully vaccinated and 39 percent of Coweta residents have been fully vaccinated and had a booster shot. 

The positive test rate on Jan. 31 of all persons tested in Coweta was 13.4 percent overall, and in the last two weeks stands at a  26.5 percent. On Dec. 31, those test rates were at 11.5 and 37.6 respectively.

Overall, Coweta has confirmed cumulative totals of 20,209 cases, 376 deaths (with an additional 48 probable deaths) and 1,244 hospitalizations thru Feb. 1 from when the pandemic began. Coweta ranks 21st in Georgia (out of 159 counties) in cumulative cases, 14th in deaths due to COVID and 19th in COVID-related hospitalizations.

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 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 (2.5 per day), 8 deaths, 24 hospitalizations
July 2021 … 212 cases (7.1 per day), 5 deaths, 10 hospitalizations
August 2021 … 1626 cases (52.4 per day), 13 deaths, 95 hospitalizations
September 2021 … 1558 (51.9 per day), 46 deaths, 199 hospitalizations
October 2021 … 428 cases (13.8 per day), 53 deaths, 94 hospitalizations
November 2021 … 310 cases (10.3 per day), 13 deaths, 66 hospitalizations
December 2021 … 2633 cases (84.9 per day), 12 deaths, 147 hospitalizations
January 2022 … 4462 cases (143.9 per day), 15 deaths, 221 hospitalizations

Single-month highs: 4462 cases (January 2022), 143.9 cases per day (January 2022), 53 deaths (October 2021) and 221 hospitalizations (January 2022).

COWETA COUNTY WEEK-BY-WEEK

The week-by-week cumulative breakdown for the past 6 weeks 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. 18-24 … 738 cases (105.4 per day), 1 death, 44 hospitalized
Dec. 25-31 … 1479 cases (211.3 per day, 3 deaths, 67 hospitalized
Jan. 1-7 … 1561 cases (223.0 per day), 2 deaths, not available
Jan. 8-14 … 1123 cases (160.4 per day), 4 deaths, not available
Jan. 15-21 … 847 cases (121.0 per day), 3 deaths, 46 hospitalized
Jan. 22-28 … 789 cases (112.7 per day), 6 deaths, 43 hospitalized

Single-week highs: 1561 cases (Jan. 1-7, 2022), 223.0 cases per day (Jan. 1-7, 2022), 15 deaths (2 times, last Oct. 9-15, 2021) and 76 hospitalizations (Sept. 18-24, 2021).

COWETA COUNTY DAY-BY-DAY

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

DAY, DATE … Confirmed Cases (Change), Deaths (Change), Hospitalized (Change)
Saturday, Jan. 1 … 15,934 cases (+262), 359 deaths (0), not available
Sunday, Jan. 2 … 16,224 cases (+290), 359 deaths (0), not available
Monday, Jan. 3 … 16,413 cases (+189), 359 deaths (0), not available
Tuesday, Jan. 4 … 16,549 cases (+136), 359 deaths (0), 1,073 hospitalizations (+52***)
Wednesday, Jan. 5 … 16,732 cases (+183), 360 deaths (+1), 1077 hospitalizations (+4)
Thursday, Jan. 6 … 16,967 cases (+235), 360 deaths (0), not available
Friday, Jan. 7 … 17,233 cases (+266), 361 deaths (+1), not available
Saturday, Jan. 8 … 17,406 cases (+173), 361 deaths (0), not available
Sunday, Jan. 9 … 17,607 cases (+201), 361 deaths (0), not available
Monday, Jan. 10 … 17,724 cases (+117), 361 deaths (0), 1,109 hospitalizations (+32^)
Tuesday, Jan. 11 … 17,931 cases (+207), 362 deaths (+1), 1,123 hospitalizations (+14)
Wednesday, Jan. 12 … 18,009 cases (+78), 362 deaths (0), 1,125 hospitalizations (+2)
Thursday, Jan. 13 … 18,226 cases (+217), 364 deaths (+2), 1,134 hospitalizations (+9)
Friday, Jan. 14 … 18,356 cases (+130), 365 deaths (+1), 1,138 hospitalizations (+4)
Saturday, Jan. 15 … 18,500 cases (+144), 365 deaths (0), not available
Sunday, Jan. 16 … 18,622 cases (+122), 365 deaths (0), not available
Monday, Jan. 17 … 18,699 cases (+77), 365 deaths (0), 1,155 hospitalizations (+17**)
Tuesday, Jan. 18 … 18,771 cases (+72), 366 deaths (+1), 1,160 hospitalizations (+5)
Wednesday, Jan. 19 … 18,918 cases (+147), 366 deaths (0), 1,166 hospitalizations (+6)
Thursday, Jan. 20 … 19,062 cases (+144), 366 deaths (0), 1,173 hospitalizations (+7)
Friday, Jan. 21 … 19,203 cases (+141), 368 deaths (+2), 1,184 hospitalizations (+11)
Saturday, Jan. 22 … 19,300 cases (+97), 369 deaths (+1), not available
Sunday, Jan. 23 … 19,369 cases (+69), 369 deaths (0), not available
Monday, Jan. 24 … 19,453 cases (+84), 369 deaths (0), 1,190 hospitalizations (+6**)
Tuesday, Jan. 25 … 19,541 cases (+88), 371 deaths (+2), 1,192 hospitalizations (+2)
Wednesday, Jan. 26 … 19,627 cases (+86), 372 deaths (+1), 1,192 hospitalizations (0)
Thursday, Jan. 27 … 19,800 cases (+173), 373 deaths (+1), 1,218 hospitalizations (+26)
Friday, Jan. 28 … 19,992 cases (+192), 374 deaths (+1), 1,227 hospitalizations (+9)
Saturday, Jan. 29 … 20,057 cases (+65), 374 deaths (0), not available
Sunday, Jan. 30 … 20,098 cases (+41), 374 deaths (0), not available
Monday, Jan. 31 … 20,134 cases (+36), 374 deaths (0), 1,242 hospitalizations (+15**)

** denotes 3-day total (Saturday-Sunday-Monday)
*** denotes 4-day total (Saturday-Sunday-Monday-Tuesday)
^ denotes 5-day total (Thursday-Friday-Saturday-Sunday-Monday)

Single-day highs: 386 cases (Dec. 30, 2021), 6 deaths (2 times, last Oct. 15, 2021), 26 hospitalizations (Jan. 27, 2022), 118 consecutive days with 10-or-more cases (Nov. 14, 2020-March 12, 2021), 15 consecutive days with 100-or-more cases (Dec. 28, 2021-Jan. 11, 2022)

The Daily Status Report generated by the Georgia Department of Public Health publishes Monday thru Friday at 3 p.m.

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

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