Weekend Report: Coweta sets record-high with 97 cases Sunday

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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 the weekend of Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 19 and 20.

COWETA COUNTY CASES

Over the weekend, Coweta County confirmed a total of 136 new cases of COVID-19, including a single-day record of 97 cases on Sunday which surpassed the previous high of 72 set just 48 hours earlier on Dec. 18. In addition, Coweta posted 39 cases on Saturday while only 1 hospitalization and 0 deaths were reported over the weekend.

Coweta has now been above 30 cases for 12 straight days and has posted double-digit cases for 37 consecutive days.

The county also set a record-high for cases in a week (Sunday-Saturday) with 368 cases or a 52.6 daily rate for the period Dec. 13-19. The 52.6 daily rate was also a new high. Both marks bettered previous highs of 300 and 42.9 set just a week earlier (Dec. 6-12).

A closer look at cases over the weekend shows the age group of 45-54 year olds had 27 new cases of COVID which was the highest of any group. Next was 35-44 year olds with 24 cases.

Here is the breakdown of age groups of Confirmed COVID-19 cases (and changes over the weekend – past 48 hours) in Coweta County:

Ages 0 – 4 … 73 cases (+8 cases)
Ages 5 – 14 … 255 cases (+10 cases)
Ages 15 – 24 … 723 cases (+15 cases)
Ages 25 – 34 … 691 cases (+15 cases)
Ages 35 – 44 … 693 cases (+24 cases)
Ages 45 – 54 … 810 cases(+27 cases)
Ages 55 – 64 … 645 cases (+17 cases)
Ages 65 – 74 … 397 cases (+10 cases)
Ages 75 – 84 … 192 cases (+7 cases)
Ages 85-plus … 84 cases (+2 cases)
Age Unknown … 7 cases (+1 case)

In Coweta, the cases by gender … Females 2353, Males 2196, Unknown 21.

In Coweta, the cases by race …White 2536, Black 970, Asian 41, Other 2, Unknown 1021.

For the month of December, Coweta has recorded 917 cases for an average of 45.8 per day with 4 deaths and 20 hospitalizations. The 917 cases is the 2nd-highest monthly total, trailing the record of 953 posted in August by only 36 cases with 11 days left in December. The 45.8 daily rate is also ahead of the high mark for a month – 30.7 in August.

To date, Coweta has confirmed cumulative totals of 4570 cases, 72 deaths (with an additional 5 probable deaths) and 197 hospitalizations. Coweta ranks 24th among all Georgia counties for most cumulative cases.

The overall positive test rate of all persons tested in Coweta is 8.8 percent, and in the last two weeks, is at 13.6 percent.

GEORGIA CASES

Over the weekend, Georgia confirmed a cumulative total of 9323 cases, including the 4th-highest single-day mark of 5087 on Sunday along with 4236 on Saturday. Other weekend numbers were 41 deaths, 348 hospitalizations and 41 ICU admits. It’s only the 4th time that Georgia has been over 5000 cases in a day since the start of the coronavirus.

Presently, there are 3417 people in Georgia hospitalized with COVID, which is 21.9 percent of all statewide hospital patients. The number of In-Patient Hospital Beds in use across the state is 12,085 or at 80.3 percent capacity. ICU bed occupancy is 2531 or 86.8 percent capacity. Adult Ventilators in use in GA is presently at 1283 or 36.2 percent capacity.

Overall, Georgia has recorded cumulative totals of 509,588 cases, 9437 deaths, 39,412 hospitalizations and 7050 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 13.2 percent.

Georgia’s single-day highs follow: cases (6092 on Dec. 18); 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 over the weekend – past 48 hours).
Fulton … 45,576 – 718 (+765 cases, +1 death)
Carroll … 4858 – 91 (+45 cases)
Coweta … 4570 – 72 (+136 cases)
Troup … 3730 – 121 (+46 cases, +1 death)
Fayette … 3294 – 65 (+60 cases)
Spalding … 2333 – 81 (+42 cases)
Meriwether … 753 – 19 (+21 cases)
Heard … 383 – 9 (+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 Dec. 18 (Friday) data. No new report in the past 48 hours.

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 … 0 residents, 0 deaths, 1 staff
Insignia of Newnan – PCH … 27 residents, 5 deaths, 11 staff, 18 residents recovered
Monarch House – PCH … 0 residents, 0 deaths, 3 staff
Newnan Health & Rehabilitation – NH … 46 residents, 12 deaths, 21 staff, 42 residents recovered
Watercrest Assisted Living & Memory Care – PCH … 3 residents, 0 deaths, 10 staff, 3 residents recovered
Wesley Woods of Newnan/PTC – NH … 0 residents, 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 … 917 cases (45.8 per day), 4 deaths, 20 hospitalizations

Single-month highs:  953 cases (August), 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 … 97 cases (97.0 per day), 0 deaths, 0 hospitalizations

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)

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 Monday.

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

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