Thursday: Coweta adds 16th, 17th COVID-related deaths in March

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Georgia cumulative COVID-19 totals through March 18.

From Staff Reports

THE SKINNY – Coweta County reported 2 deaths on Thursday, the 16th and 17th in March.

The Daily Status Report of the COVID-19 pandemic has been issued by the Georgia Department of Public Health for Thursday, March 18. Below is a summary with data from the Georgia DPH on Coweta County, neighboring counties and the state of Georgia.

COWETA COUNTY CASES

Coweta County confirmed 11 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday with 2 deaths and 0 hospitalizations. It’s the 16th and 17th COVID-related deaths in the county this month, averaging almost 1 per day (0.9).

Case-wise, Coweta’s 11 on Thursday was the 14th time this month below 20 cases. That’s the most times in a month below 20 cases since 19 in November.

In the past 7 days, Coweta has logged 68 COVID cases (9.7 per day), 6 deaths and 5 hospitalizations.

For March, Coweta has posted 287 cases (15.9 per day) with 17 deaths (0.9 per day) and 21 hospitalizations (1.2 per day). For comparison, here are February’s numbers and per day averages – 886 cases (31.6 per day), 41 deaths (1.5 per day), and 39 hospitalizations (1.4 per day).

The positive test rate of all persons tested in Coweta is 10.4 percent, and in the last two weeks has dropped to 4.7 percent (lowest since recording 4.5 percent on Oct. 8).

Overall, Coweta has confirmed cumulative totals of 8312 cases, 167 deaths (with an additional 12 probable deaths) and 302 hospitalizations since the pandemic began. Coweta ranks 22nd in Georgia (out of 159 counties) in cumulative cases and 20th in deaths due to COVID.

The age group of 15-24 year olds had the most new COVID cases on Thursday with 5.

Here is the breakdown of age groups of confirmed cumulative COVID-19 cases in Coweta County (Thursday’s totals):

AGE GROUP … Cumulative Cases (Change)
Ages 0 – 4 … 130 cases (0)
Ages 5 – 14 … 520 cases (0)
Ages 15 – 24 … 1187 cases (+5)
Ages 25 – 34 … 1208 cases (0)
Ages 35 – 44 … 1268 cases (+2)
Ages 45 – 54 … 1479 cases (+2)
Ages 55 – 64 … 1224 cases (+1)
Ages 65 – 74 … 735 cases (+1)
Ages 75 – 84 … 375 cases (0)
Ages 85-plus … 164 cases (0)
Age Unknown … 22 cases (0)

In Coweta, the cases by gender … Females 4341, Males 3920, Unknown 51.

In Coweta, the cases by race …White 4755, Black 1668, Asian 88, Other 4, Unknown 1797.

GEORGIA CASES

On Thursday, Georgia confirmed 1253 new COVID-19 cases, the 19th consecutive day below 2000. The last time that occurred was Oct. 4-22. Also on Thursday, the state had 56 deaths, 86 hospitalizations and 15 ICU admits. The 56 deaths did push the cumulative total for Georgia over 16,000.

Three of four patient census categories dropped on Thursday. ICU bed occupancy fell to 2382 (down 21 from Wednesday) or 78.8 percent capacity. . Adult Ventilators in use fell, now standing at 1092 (down 2) or 29.6 percent capacity. And COVID patients hospitalized in Georgia continued to fall, now standing at 1271 (down 13) which is 8.1 percent of all statewide hospital patients.

The number of In-Patient Hospital Beds in use across the state increased to 12,173 (up 36) or at 80.0 percent capacity.

The overall positive test rate of all persons tested in Georgia is 10.8 percent, and in the last two weeks, it is at 5.2 percent.

Georgia has confirmed cumulative totals of 839,823 cases, 16,053 deaths, 57,721 hospitalizations and 9439 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 (Thursday’s totals) are listed below.

COUNTY … Cases-Deaths (Change)
Fulton … 76,787 – 1140 (143 cases, 3 deaths)
Coweta …8312 – 167 (11 cases, 2 deaths)
Carroll … 7111 – 128 (2 cases, 1 death)
Fayette … 6314 – 137 (13 cases)
Troup … 5688 – 166 (10 cases, 1 death)
Spalding … 3777 – 139 (8 cases)
Meriwether … 1449 – 58 (1 case)
Heard … 604 – 14 (1 case)

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 March 18 (Thursday). No changes in past 24 hours.

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 … 13 residents, 0 deaths, 16 staff, 12 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 … 886 cases (31.6 per day), 41 deaths, 39 hospitalizations
March … 287 cases (15.9 per day), 17 deaths, 21 hospitalizations

Single-month highs:  1866 cases (January), 60.2 cases per day (January), 41 deaths (February) and 39 hospitalizations (February).

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
Feb. 14-20 …189 cases (27.0 per day), 10 deaths, 10 hospitalizations
Feb. 21-27 … 257 cases (36.7 per day), 7 deaths, 11 hospitalizations
Feb. 28-March 6 … 148 cases (21.1 per day), 8 deaths, 12 hospitalizations
March 7-13 … 114 cases (16.3 per day), 5 deaths, 8 hospitalizations
March 14-20 … 40 cases (8.0 per day), 4 deaths, 2 hospitalizations

Single-week highs: 495 cases (Dec. 27-Jan. 2), 70.7 cases per day (Dec. 27-Jan. 2), 12 deaths (2 times, last Feb. 7-13) and 12 hospitalizations (Feb. 28-March 6).

COWETA COUNTY DAY-BY-DAY

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

DAY, DATE … Confirmed Cases (Change), Deaths (Change), Hospitalized (Change)
Monday, March 1 … 8044 cases (+19), 151 deaths (+1), 282 hospitalized (+1)
Tuesday, March 2 … 8063 cases (+19), 151 deaths (0), 283 hospitalized (+1)
Wednesday, March 3 … 8094 cases (+31), 154 deaths (+3), 285 hospitalized (+2)
Thursday, March 4 … 8119 cases (+25), 158 deaths (+4), 286 hospitalized (+1)
Friday, March 5 … 8137 cases (+18), 158 deaths (0), 291 hospitalized (+5)
Saturday, March 6 … 8158 cases (+21), 158 deaths (0), 292 hospitalized (+1)
Sunday, March 7 … 8174 cases (+16), 158 deaths (0), 292 hospitalized (0)
Monday, March 8 … 8185 cases (+11), 159 deaths (+1), 294 hospitalized (+2)
Tuesday, March 9 … 8219 cases (+34), 159 deaths (0), 296 hospitalized (+2)
Wednesday, March 10 … 8231 cases (+12), 160 deaths (+1), 297 hospitalized (+1)
Thursday, March 11 … 8244 cases (+13), 161 deaths (+1), 297 hospitalized (0)
Friday, March 12 … 8253 cases (+9), 163 deaths (+2), 298 hospitalized (+1)
Saturday, March 13 … 8272 cases (+19), 163 deaths (0), 300 hospitalized (+2)
Sunday, March 14 … 8278 cases (+6), 163 deaths (0), 301 hospitalized (+1)
Monday, March 15 … 8287 cases (+9), 165 deaths (+2), 302 hospitalized (+1)
Tuesday, March 16 … 8298 cases (+11), 165 deaths (0), 302 hospitalized (0)
Wednesday, March 17 … 8301 cases (+3), 165 deaths (0), 302 hospitalized (0)
Thursday, March 18 … 8312 cases (+11), 167 deaths (+2), 302 hospitalized (0)

Single-day highs: 160 cases (Dec. 31), 4 deaths (6 times, last March 4), 6 hospitalizations (May 12), 118 consecutive days in double-digit cases (Nov. 14-March 12).

The next Daily Status Report generated by the Georgia Department of Public Health will be at 3 p.m. on Friday.

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

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