Saturday: Georgia again over 150 deaths from COVID

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From Staff Reports

THE SKINNY – For the 5th straight day, Georgia was over 100 deaths. The state posted its 2nd-highest daily death total with 151. Neighboring counties with deaths on Saturday included Fayette (3), Coweta (2), Troup (2), Carroll (1) and Spalding (1).

The Daily Status Report of the COVID-19 pandemic has been issued by the Georgia Department of Public Health for Saturday, Jan. 16.

COWETA COUNTY CASES

On Saturday, Coweta County confirmed 78 new cases of COVID-19 including 2 deaths and 0 hospitalizations. It’s the 5th day in-a-row Coweta had recorded a death, the longest streak of days since this coronavirus pandemic started. In that 5-day span, Coweta has had 10 deaths.

Coweta has now seen double-digit cases for a record-64 straight days, dating from Nov. 14. In addition, Coweta has been above 40 cases for the past 11 days.

Just 16 days into the month of January, the county has seen 1076 cases for an average of 67.3 per day. There have been 14 deaths and 17 hospitalizations. The 1076 cases have surpassed the total for every month except December (1620).

The age group of 25-34 year-olds had the highest number of COVID cases on Saturday with 15. Two groups – 45-54 and 65-74 year-olds – had 10-or-more.

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

Ages 0 – 4 … 104 cases (+2 cases)
Ages 5 – 14 … 377 cases (+7 cases)
Ages 15 – 24 … 951 cases  (+9 cases)
Ages 25 – 34 … 940 cases (+15 cases)
Ages 35 – 44 … 939 cases (+8 cases)
Ages 45 – 54 … 1141 cases (+14 cases)
Ages 55 – 64 … 896 cases (+7 cases)
Ages 65 – 74 … 574 cases (+10 cases)
Ages 75 – 84 … 295 cases (+7 cases)
Ages 85-plus … 119 cases (no change)
Age Unknown … 13 cases (-1 case)

In Coweta, the cases by gender … Females 3307, Males 3016, Unknown 26.

In Coweta, the cases by race …White 3572, Black 1294, Asian 61, Other 3, Unknown 1419.

Overall, Coweta has confirmed cumulative totals of 6349 cases, 92 deaths (with an additional 6 probable deaths) and 232 hospitalizations since the pandemic began. Coweta ranks 24th among all Georgia counties for most cumulative cases and 30th in deaths.

The positive test rate of all persons tested in Coweta is 10.6 percent, and in the last two weeks, is at 18.4 percent.

GEORGIA CASES

Georgia once again turned in high daily totals for cases and deaths. The state had the 9th-highest total with 6926 cases and the 2nd-highest total for deaths with 151 on Saturday. It’s the 5th consecutive day of over 100 deaths – Tuesday (145), Wednesday (136), Thursday (141), Friday (record-high 157) and today – the longest stretch of days that has happened during the pandemic. It’s the 11th time the state has had 100-or-more deaths in a single day.

Case-wise, today’s total marked the 40th time in the past 41 days that Georgia has posted 3000-or-more cases.

Also on Saturday, Georgia had 307 hospitalizations and 35 ICU admits. It was the 5th-consecutive day with 300-or-more hospitalizations, tying the previous high mark of 5 days from July 28 thru Aug. 1.

Presently, 5,532 people in Georgia are hospitalized with COVID, which is 32.5 percent of all statewide hospital patients. The number of In-Patient Hospital Beds in use across the state on Saturday is at 13,037 or at 85.6 percent capacity. ICU bed occupancy is at 2758 or 91.7 percent capacity. Adult Ventilators in use in GA is presently at 1571 or 43.1 percent capacity.

Overall, Georgia has recorded cumulative totals of 674,994 cases, 11,029 deaths, 46,515 hospitalizations and 7954 ICU admits since the pandemic began.

The overall positive test rate of all persons tested in Georgia is 10.9 percent, and in the last two weeks, it is at 18.5 percent.

Georgia’s single-day highs follow: cases (10,379 on Jan. 8); deaths (157 on Jan. 15); 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 … 61,181 – 814 (+801 cases, +6 deaths)
Coweta … 6349 – 92 (+78 cases, +2 deaths)
Carroll … 5895 – 102 (+42 cases, +1 death)
Troup … 4698 – 133 (+56 cases, 2 deaths)
Fayette … 4546 – 84 (+42 cases, +3 deaths)
Spalding … 2992 – 98 (+21 cases, +1 death)
Meriwether … 1067 – 22 (+12 cases)
Heard … 482 – 12 (+4 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. 15 (Friday) data.

Ansley Park Health & Rehabilitation – NH … 16 residents, 0 deaths, 16 staff
Avalon Health & Rehabilitation – NH … 48 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, 0 deaths, 4 staff, 1 resident recovered
Newnan Health & Rehabilitation – NH … 46 residents, 12 deaths, 23 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 …1076 cases (67.3 per day), 14 deaths, 17 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. 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 … 457 cases (65.2  per day), 4 deaths, 11 hospitalizations
Jan. 10-16 … 466 cases (66.5 per day), 10 deaths, 5 hospitalizations

Single-week highs: 495 cases (Dec. 27-Jan. 2), 70.7 cases per day (Dec. 27-Jan. 2), 10 deaths (Jan. 10-16) and 11 hospitalizations (July 26-Aug. 1 • Dec. 27-Jan. 2 • 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)

Single-day highs: 160 cases (Dec. 31), 4 deaths (Aug. 13), 6 hospitalizations (May 12), 64 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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