Tuesday: Coweta adds 70 cases, Georgia sets new record

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From Staff Reports

The Daily Status Report of the COVID-19 pandemic has been issued by the Georgia Department of Public Health for Tuesday, Dec. 22.

COWETA COUNTY CASES

On Tuesday, Coweta County confirmed 70 new cases of COVID-19 with 4 hospitalizations and 0 deaths. It’s the third-highest single-day total for cases, trailing only 97 on Dec. 20 and 72 on Dec. 18.

Coweta has now been above 30 cases for 14 straight days and has posted double-digit cases for 39 consecutive days, just 2 days shy of tying the county’s mark of 41 during the summer. Coweta’s 70 cases today pushed the monthly cumulative total to 1033.

In the past 24 hours, the age group of 35-44 year olds had 15 new cases of COVID, the highest of any group.

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

Ages 0 – 4 … 78 cases (+4 cases)
Ages 5 – 14 … 268 cases (+7 cases)
Ages 15 – 24 … 736 cases (+5 cases)
Ages 25 – 34 … 707 cases (+10 cases)
Ages 35 – 44 … 715 cases (+15 cases)
Ages 45 – 54 … 831 cases(+13 cases)
Ages 55 – 64 … 660 cases (+11 cases)
Ages 65 – 74 … 401 cases (+3 cases)
Ages 75 – 84 … 197 cases (+3 cases)
Ages 85-plus … 86 cases (no change)
Age Unknown … 7 cases (–1 case)

In Coweta, the cases by gender … Females 2419, Males 2244, Unknown 23.

In Coweta, the cases by race …White 2604, Black 989, Asian 42, Other 2, Unknown 1049.

As mentioned above, Coweta has 1033 cases or 46.9 per day with 4 deaths and 25 hospitalizations in the month of December. The 46.9 per day average will likely set a new high with 9 days left in the month.  The previous daily rate high average was 30.7 in August.

To date, Coweta has confirmed cumulative totals of 4686 cases, 72 deaths (with an additional 5 probable deaths) and 202 hospitalizations. Coweta ranks 24th among all Georgia counties for most cumulative cases.

The overall positive test rate of all persons tested in Coweta is 8.9 percent, and in the last two weeks, is rising at 14.1 percent.

GEORGIA CASES

Georgia set a new single-day high for cases on Tuesday with 6203, the second time since Dec. 18 to do so. The previous high mark was 6092 recorded 4 days ago.

Other Tuesday numbers included 50 deaths, 334 hospitalizations and 48 ICU admits. It’s the most ICU admits since 51 on Sept. 2.

Presently, there are 3734 people in Georgia hospitalized with COVID, which is 23.0 percent of all statewide hospital patients. The number of In-Patient Hospital Beds in use across the state is 12,670 or at 83.8 percent capacity. ICU bed occupancy is 2579 or 87.7 percent capacity. Adult Ventilators in use in GA is presently at 1314 or 36.8 percent capacity.

Overall, Georgia has recorded cumulative totals of 518,902 cases, 9503 deaths, 39,836 hospitalizations and 7103 ICU admits.

The overall positive test rate of all persons tested in Georgia is 9.7 percent, and in the last two weeks, it stands at 13.4 percent.

Georgia’s single-day highs follow: cases (6203 on Dec. 22); deaths (122 on Aug. 11); hospitalizations (506 on April 7); ICU admits (97 on Aug. 12).

CASES IN NEIGHBORING COUNTIES

The confirmed cumulative cases-deaths in neighboring counties (and changes the past 24 hours).

Fulton … 46,666 – 718 (+815 cases)
Carroll … 4946 – 92 (+55 cases, +1 death)
Coweta … 4686 – 72 (+70 cases)
Troup … 3790 – 121 (+28 cases)
Fayette … 3410 – 65 (+65 cases)
Spalding … 2376 – 83 (+27 cases, +1 death)
Meriwether … 761 – 19 (+6 cases)
Heard … 391 – 9 (+3 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 Dec. 22 (Tuesday) data.

Ansley Park Health & Rehabilitation – NH … 2 residents, 0 deaths, 10 staff
Avalon Health & Rehabilitation – NH … 47 residents, 11 deaths, 23 staff, 35 residents recovered
Benton House of Newnan – PCH … 1 resident, 0 deaths, 0 staff
Insignia of Newnan – PCH … 27 residents, 5 deaths, 11 staff, 18 residents recovered
Monarch House – PCH … 0 residents, 0 deaths, 4 staff
Newnan Health & Rehabilitation – NH … 46 residents, 12 deaths, 22 staff, 42 residents recovered
Watercrest Assisted Living & Memory Care – PCH … 4 residents, 0 deaths, 11 staff, 3 residents recovered
Wesley Woods of Newnan/PTC – NH … 1 resident, 0 deaths, 4 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 … 1033 cases (46.9 per day), 4 deaths, 25 hospitalizations

Single-month highs:  1033 cases (December), 30.7 cases per day (August), 21 deaths (September) and 32 hospitalizations (July).

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
Nov. 22-28 … 202 cases (28.9 per day), 1 death, 12 hospitalizations
Nov. 29-Dec. 5 … 185 cases (26.4 per day),  3 deaths,  8 hospitalizations
Dec. 6-12 … 300 cases (42.9 per day),  1 death, 4 hospitalizations
Dec. 13-19 … 368 cases (52.6 per day),  0 deaths, 9 hospitalizations
Dec. 20-26 … 213 cases (71.0 per day), 0 deaths, 5 hospitalization

Single-week highs: 368 cases (Dec. 13-19), 52.6 cases per day (Dec. 13-19), 6 deaths (Sept. 6-12) and 11 hospitalizations (July 26-Aug. 1).

COWETA COUNTY DAY-BY-DAY

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

DAY, DATE … Confirmed Cases (Change), Deaths (Change), Hospitalized (Change)
Tuesday, Dec. 1 … 3675 cases (+22),  68 deaths (0),  178 hospitalized (+1)
Wednesday, Dec. 2 … 3711 cases (+36),  69 deaths (+1),  182 hospitalized (+4)
Thursday, Dec. 3 … 3740 cases (+29),  69 deaths (0),  184 hospitalized (+2)
Friday, Dec. 4 … 3779 cases (+39),  70 deaths (+1),  184 hospitalized (0)
Saturday, Dec. 5 … 3805 cases (+26), 71 deaths (+1), 184 hospitalized (0)
Sunday, Dec. 6 … 3831 cases (+26), 71 deaths (0), 184 hospitalized (0)
Monday, Dec. 7 … 3876 cases (+45),  71 deaths (0),  185 hospitalized (+1)
Tuesday, Dec. 8 … 3904 cases (+28),  71 deaths (0),  186 hospitalized (+1)
Wednesday, Dec. 9 … 3950 cases (+46),  71 deaths (0),  186 hospitalized (0)
Thursday, Dec. 10 … 4003 cases (+53), 71 deaths (0),  186 hospitalized (0)
Friday, Dec. 11 … 4056 cases (+53), 72 deaths (+1), 187 hospitalized (+1)
Saturday, Dec. 12 … 4105 cases (+49), 72 deaths (0), 188 hospitalized (+1)
Sunday, Dec. 13 … 4165 cases (+60), 72 deaths (0), 188 hospitalized (0)
Monday, Dec. 14 … 4202 cases (+37), 72 deaths (0), 188 hospitalized (0)
Tuesday, Dec. 15 … 4243 cases (+41),  72 deaths (0),  192 hospitalized (+4)
Wednesday, Dec. 16 … 4302 cases (+59),  73 deaths (+1),  193 hospitalized (+1)
Thursday, Dec. 17 … 4362 cases (+60),  72 deaths (–1),  196 hospitalized (+3)
Friday, Dec. 18 … 4434 cases (+72),  72 deaths (0),  196 hospitalized (0)
Saturday, Dec. 19 … 4473 cases (+39), 72 deaths (0), 197 hospitalized (+1)
Sunday, Dec. 20 … 4570 cases (+97), 72 deaths (0), 197 hospitalized (0)
Monday, Dec. 21 … 4616 cases (+46), 72 deaths (0),  198 hospitalized (+1)
Tuesday, Dec. 22 … 4686 cases (+70),  72 deaths (0),  202 hospitalized (+4)

Single-day highs: 97 cases (Dec. 20), 4 deaths (Aug. 13), 6 hospitalizations (May 12), 41 consecutive days in double-digit cases (July 21-Aug. 30).

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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