Saturday: Coweta again above 100 new cases of COVID-19

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THE SKINNY – Coweta County reported its 3rd-highest single day of new COVID-19 cases with 114 on Saturday.

The Daily Status Report of the COVID-19 pandemic has been issued by the Georgia Department of Public Health for Saturday, Jan. 23.

COWETA COUNTY CASES

Coweta County confirmed 114 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, including 2 deaths and 0 hospitalizations. It’s the 3rd time Coweta has been over 100 cases in a day – Dec. 31 (160) and Jan. 9 (121). The 114 cases also extends the number of consecutive days to 71 with double-digit cases, dating from Nov. 14. And it’s 26 straight days with more than 20.

The 2 deaths brings the January total to a monthly-high of 24 and ties last week’s mark for most deaths in a week with 10. Today’s deaths means Coweta has had 20 in the past 12 days. And the county has recorded a death due to COVID for 6 days in-a-row, the longest streak since the pandemic started.

In January, the county has posted 1461 cases for an average of 63.5 per day. There have been 24 deaths and 23 hospitalizations. The 1461 cases have surpassed the total for every month except December (1620).

The age group of 55-64 year-olds had the highest number of COVID cases on Saturday with 27, followed by the age group of 45-54 with 24.

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

Ages 0 – 4 … 108 cases (+2)
Ages 5 – 14 … 401 cases (+8)
Ages 15 – 24 … 989 cases  (+7)
Ages 25 – 34 … 990 cases (+10)
Ages 35 – 44 … 997 cases (+14)
Ages 45 – 54 … 1225 cases (+24)
Ages 55 – 64 … 961 cases (+27)
Ages 65 – 74 … 604 cases (+10)
Ages 75 – 84 … 311 cases (+5)
Ages 85-plus … 134 cases (+6)
Age Unknown … 14 cases (+1)

In Coweta, the cases by gender … Females 3518, Males 3190, Unknown 26.

In Coweta, the cases by race …White 3776, Black 1388, Asian 63, Other 4, Unknown 1503.

Overall, Coweta has confirmed cumulative totals of 6734 cases, 102 deaths (with an additional 7 probable deaths) and 238 hospitalizations since the pandemic began. Coweta ranks 25th among all Georgia counties for most cumulative cases and 29th in deaths.

The positive test rate of all persons tested in Coweta is 10.8 percent, and in the last two weeks, is at 15.0 percent.

GEORGIA CASES

On Saturday, Georgia confirmed 6572 new cases of COVID-19 including 128 deaths, 320 hospitalizations and 47 ICU admits. The 128 deaths is the 9th-highest total for a single day and the 16th time above 100.

Georgia has now been above 4000 cases for 26 consecutive days, dating from Dec. 29.

Presently, 5,021 people in Georgia are hospitalized with COVID, which is 29.9 percent of all statewide hospital patients. The number of In-Patient Hospital Beds in use across the state on Saturday is at 12,931 or at 84.1 percent capacity. ICU bed occupancy hit a record-high today at 2820 or 92.7 percent capacity. Adult Ventilators in use is at 1661 or 45.0 percent capacity.

Overall, Georgia has recorded cumulative totals of 714,322 cases, 11,798 deaths, 48,270 hospitalizations and 8183 ICU admits since the pandemic began.

The overall positive test rate of all persons tested in Georgia is 11.1 percent, and in the last two weeks, it is at 15.7 percent.

Georgia’s single-day highs follow: cases (10,379 on Jan. 8); deaths (170 on Jan. 19); 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 … 64,871 – 852 (+531 cases, +2 deaths)
Coweta … 6734 – 102 (+114 cases, +2 deaths)
Carroll … 6173 – 106 (+40 cases, +1 death)
Troup … 4980 – 138 (+39 cases)
Fayette … 4856 – 96 (+64 cases, +1 death)
Spalding … 3156 – 102 (+37 cases)
Meriwether … 1180 – 27 (+30 cases, +1 death)
Heard … 513 – 12 (+9 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. 22 (Friday) data.

Ansley Park Health & Rehabilitation – NH … 29 residents, 0 deaths, 19 staff
Avalon Health & Rehabilitation – NH … 50 residents, 11 deaths, 26 staff, 35 residents recovered
Insignia of Newnan – PCH … 27 residents, 5 deaths, 11 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 … 9 residents, 0 deaths, 13 staff, 6 residents recovered
Wesley Woods of Newnan/PTC – NH … 0 residents, 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 …1461 cases (63.5 per day), 24 deaths, 23 hospitalizations

Single-month highs:  1620 cases (December), 52.3 cases per day (December), 24 deaths (January) 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. 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 … 457 cases (65.2  per day), 4 deaths, 11 hospitalizations
Jan. 10-16 … 466 cases (66.5 per day), 10 deaths, 5 hospitalizations
Jan. 17-23 … 385 cases (55.0 per day),  10 deaths, 6 hospitalizations

Single-week highs: 495 cases (Dec. 27-Jan. 2), 70.7 cases per day (Dec. 27-Jan. 2), 10 deaths (Jan. 10-16 • Jan. 17-23) 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 Jan. 1 is listed below from the Georgia Department of Public Health:

DAY, DATE … Confirmed Cases (Change), Deaths (Change), Hospitalized (Change)
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)
Saturday, Jan. 9 … 5883 cases (+121),  82 deaths (+1),  227 hospitalized (+2)
Sunday, Jan. 10 … 5973 cases (+90),  82 deaths (0),  227 hospitalized (0)
Monday, Jan. 11 … 6036 cases (+63),  82 deaths (0),  227 hospitalized (0)
Tuesday, Jan. 12 … 6079 cases (+43),  84 deaths (+2),  227 hospitalized (0)
Wednesday, Jan. 13 … 6136 cases (+57),  86 deaths (+2),  229 hospitalized (+2)
Thursday, Jan. 14 … 6201 cases (+65), 87 deaths (+1), 232 hospitalized (+3)
Friday, Jan. 15 … 6271 cases (+70),  90 deaths (+3),  232 hospitalized (0)
Saturday, Jan. 16 … 6349 cases (+78),  92 deaths (+2),  232 hospitalized (0)
Sunday, Jan. 17 … 6418 cases (+69),  92 deaths (0),  232 hospitalized (0)
Monday, Jan. 18 … 6464 cases (+46),  93 deaths (+1),  232 hospitalized (0)
Tuesday, Jan. 19 … 6506 cases (+42),  94 deaths (+1),  233 hospitalized (+1)
Wednesday, Jan. 20 … 6527 cases (+21),  97 deaths (+3),  236 hospitalized (+3)
Thursday, Jan. 21 … 6570 cases (+43),  98 deaths (+1),  237 hospitalized (+1)
Friday, Jan. 22 … 6620 cases (+50),  100 deaths (+2),  238 hospitalized (+1)
Saturday, Jan. 23 … 6734 (+114),  102 deaths (+2),  238 hospitalized (0)

Single-day highs: 160 cases (Dec. 31), 4 deaths (Aug. 13), 6 hospitalizations (May 12), 71 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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