Thursday: Coweta’s February COVID-related death total rises to 39

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THE SKINNY – Coweta County recorded 3 COVID-related deaths on Thursday which pushed February’s record total to 39.

The Daily Status Report of the COVID-19 pandemic has been issued by the Georgia Department of Public Health for Thursday, Feb. 25. Below is data from the Georgia DPH on Coweta County, neighboring counties and the state of Georgia.

COWETA COUNTY CASES

On Thursday, Coweta County confirmed 18 new COVID-19 cases with 3 deaths and 3 hospitalizations. The 3 deaths push February’s record total to 39 and is the county’s 15th in the last 10 days. In addition, Coweta has recorded 8 days of 3-or-more deaths this month.

Case-wise, Thursday’s 18 cases extended Coweta’s double-digits streak to 104 days, dating from Nov. 14.

In the past 7 days, Coweta has logged 177 COVID cases (25.3 per day), 8 deaths and 12 hospitalizations.

For the month of February, Coweta has posted 728 cases (29.1 per day), 39 deaths and 33 hospitalizations. Coweta, by comparison, posted 1866 cases or 60.2 per day with 31 deaths and 32 hospitalizations in January.

The positive test rate of all persons tested in Coweta is 10.7 percent, and in the last two weeks has dropped slightly to 9.1 percent.

Overall, Coweta has confirmed cumulative totals of 7867 cases, 148 deaths (with an additional 12 probable deaths) and 275 hospitalizations since the pandemic began. Coweta ranks 24th in Georgia (out of 159 counties) in cumulative cases and 22nd in deaths due to COVID.

The age groups of 35-44 and 45-54 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 (and Thursday’s totals):

AGE GROUP … Cases (Change)
Ages 0 – 4 … 124 cases (0)
Ages 5 – 14 … 489 cases (+2)
Ages 15 – 24 … 1120 cases (+1)
Ages 25 – 34 … 1143 cases (+1)
Ages 35 – 44 … 1190 cases (+5)
Ages 45 – 54 … 1412 cases (+5)
Ages 55 – 64 … 1156 cases (+2)
Ages 65 – 74 … 700 cases (+2)
Ages 75 – 84 … 356 cases (0)
Ages 85-plus … 156 cases (0)
Age Unknown … 21 cases (0)

In Coweta, the cases by gender … Females 4133, Males 3705, Unknown 29.

In Coweta, the cases by race …White 4460, Black 1586, Asian 84, Other 4, Unknown 1733.

GEORGIA CASES

Georgia confirmed 2139 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday with 107 deaths, 210 hospitalizations and 37 ICU admits. It’s the 34th time the state has posted 100-or-more COVID-related deaths in a single day. Georgia will likely surpass the 15,000 death total later today, now standing at 14,989 cumulative deaths since the pandemic began.

Three patient census number categories dropped slightly on Thursday. ICU bed occupancy dropped to 2489 (down 17 from Wednesday) or 81.3 percent capacity. The number of In-Patient Hospital Beds in use across the state is at 12,605 (down 46) or at 82.7 percent capacity. COVID patients hospitalized in Georgia stands at 2107 (down 58) which is 13.2 percent of all statewide hospital patients. It’s the lowest number since late November.

Adult Ventilators use remained the same at 1,208 or 32.8 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 8.1 percent.

To date, Georgia has recorded cumulative totals of 812,612 cases, 14,989 deaths, 55,604 hospitalizations and 9036 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 Thursday’s totals) are listed below.

COUNTY … Cases-Deaths (Change)
Fulton … 73,801 – 1048 (299 cases, 18 deaths)
Coweta …7867 – 148 (18 cases, 3 deaths)
Carroll … 6960 – 122 (19 cases, 4 deaths)
Fayette … 5936 – 128 (25 cases)
Troup … 5506 – 162 (14 cases, 1 death)
Spalding … 3592 – 127 (14 cases, 1 deaths)
Meriwether … 1413 – 49 (1 case)
Heard … 593 – 13 (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 Feb. 25 (Thursday) data. There were no changes in the 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, 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 … 728 cases (29.1 per day), 39 deaths, 33 hospitalizations

Single-month highs:  1866 cases (January), 60.2 cases per day (January), 39 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. 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 …189 cases (27.0 per day), 10 deaths, 10 hospitalizations
Feb. 21-27 … 114 cases (22.8 per day), 5 deaths, 8 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)
Saturday, Feb. 20 … 7753 cases (+31), 143 deaths (0), 269 hospitalized (+4)
Sunday, Feb. 21 … 7778 cases (+25), 143 deaths (0), 269 hospitalized (0)
Monday, Feb. 22 … 7797 cases (+19), 143 deaths (0), 270 hospitalized (+1)
Tuesday, Feb. 23 … 7821 cases (+24), 145 deaths (+2), 271 hospitalized (+1)
Wednesday, Feb. 24 … 7849 cases (+28), 145 deaths (0), 272 hospitalized (+1)
Thursday, Feb. 25 … 7867 cases (+18), 148 deaths (+3), 275 hospitalized (+3)

Single-day highs: 160 cases (Dec. 31), 4 deaths (5 times, last Feb. 18), 6 hospitalizations (May 12), 104 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 Friday.

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

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