Tuesday: Georgia breaks record with 170 deaths

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From Staff Reports

THE SKINNY – Georgia confirmed a single-day high of 170 deaths due to COVID on Tuesday, the 6th time in the past 8 days the state has been above 100. Locally, 5 neighboring counties reported deaths including Fulton (8), Coweta (1), Carroll (1), Fayette (1) and Spalding (1)

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

COWETA COUNTY CASES

Coweta County confirmed 42 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday with 1 death and 1 hospitalization. The death is the 12th for Coweta in the past 8 days.

Coweta has now seen double-digit cases for a record-67 consecutive days, dating from Nov. 14, and has been above 40 for the last 14 days.

The age groups of 25-34, 35-44 and 45-54 year-olds had the highest number of COVID cases on Tuesday with 7 each.

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

Ages 0 – 4 … 105 cases (+1)
Ages 5 – 14 … 383 cases (+1)
Ages 15 – 24 … 966 cases  (+5)
Ages 25 – 34 … 960 cases (+7)
Ages 35 – 44 … 968 cases (+7)
Ages 45 – 54 … 1175 cases (+7)
Ages 55 – 64 … 920 cases (+5)
Ages 65 – 74 … 588 cases (+1)
Ages 75 – 84 … 303 cases (+5)
Ages 85-plus … 125 cases (+3)
Age Unknown … 13 cases (no change)

In Coweta, the cases by gender … Females 3400, Males 3080, Unknown 26.

In Coweta, the cases by race …White 3651, Black 1327, Asian 62, Other 4, Unknown 1462.

In January, the county has posted 1233 cases for an average of 64.9 per day. There have been 16 deaths and 18 hospitalizations. The 1233 cases have surpassed the total for every month except December (1620).

Overall, Coweta has confirmed cumulative totals of 6506 cases, 94 deaths (with an additional 6 probable deaths) and 233 hospitalizations since the pandemic began. Coweta ranks 24th among all Georgia counties for most cumulative cases and 32nd in deaths.

The positive test rate of all persons tested in Coweta is 10.7 percent, and in the last two weeks, is rising slightly at 17.2 percent.

GEORGIA CASES

On Tuesday, Georgia confirmed 4913 new cases of COVID-19 with a record-high 170 deaths. Other numbers included 265 hospitalizations and 40 ICU admits. The 170 deaths surpassed the previous high of 157 from four days ago (Jan. 15) and marks the 12th time Georgia has been above 100 deaths in a day.

Georgia has now been above 4000 cases for 22 consecutive days, dating from Dec. 29.

Presently, 5,515 people in Georgia are hospitalized with COVID, which is 32.6 percent of all statewide hospital patients. The number of In-Patient Hospital Beds in use across the state on Tuesday is at 13,020 or at 85.4 percent capacity. ICU bed occupancy is at 2784 or 92.3 percent capacity. Adult Ventilators in use in GA set a record high on Tuesday with 1653 or 45.3 percent capacity.

Overall, Georgia has recorded cumulative totals of 689,676 cases, 11,265 deaths, 47,006 hospitalizations and 8004 ICU admits since the pandemic began.

The overall positive test rate of all persons tested in Georgia is 11.0 percent, and in the last two weeks, it is at 17.5 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 … 62,813 – 824 (+450 cases, +8 deaths)
Coweta … 6506 – 94 (+42 cases, +1 death)
Carroll … 6018 – 103 (+53 cases, +1 death)
Troup … 4804 – 133 (+39 cases)
Fayette … 4677 – 85 (+56 cases, +1 death)
Spalding … 3035 – 100 (+11 cases, +1 death)
Meriwether … 1106 – 22 (+5 cases)
Heard … 492 – 12 (no change)

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. 19 (Tuesday) data.

Ansley Park Health & Rehabilitation – NH … 28 residents, 0 deaths, 19 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, 1 death, 4 staff, 3 residents 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 …1233 cases (64.9 per day), 16 deaths, 18 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. 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 … 157 cases (52.3 per day),  2 deaths,  1 hospitalization

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 (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)

Single-day highs: 160 cases (Dec. 31), 4 deaths (Aug. 13), 6 hospitalizations (May 12), 67 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 Wednesday.

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

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