Weekly Report: Coweta adds 34 cases, 0 deaths week of May 17-23

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Georgia cumulative COVID-19 numbers thru May 23.

From Staff Reports

THE SKINNY – For the first time since in almost a year, Coweta County recorded a day without a single COVID-19 case.

The Daily Status Report of the COVID-19 pandemic has been issued by the Georgia Department of Public Health for Sunday, May 23.  Below is a summary for the week of May 17-23 with data from the Georgia DPH on Coweta County, neighboring counties and the state of Georgia.

COWETA COUNTY CASES

Coweta County confirmed 34 new COVID-19 cases for the past week with 0 deaths and 3 hospitalizations.

The 34 confirmed cases (down 22 from a week ago) gave Coweta an average of 4.8 per day. It’s the lowest number of cases in a week in exactly one year when the county posted 31 cases from May 17-23, 2020. And Coweta did have one day – yesterday (Sunday) with 0 cases – the first time that’s happened since June 7, 2020. The high mark for the week was 9 on Thursday, May 20. The county extended its streak to 75 consecutive days below 20 cases.

The 0 deaths (down 1 from last week) marked the first time since Dec. 13-19, 2020 the county had no deaths.

The 3 hospitalizations (down 7 from last week) gave Coweta an average of 0.4 per day. The last time the county had only 3 hospitalizations in a week came a couple months ago – March 15-21.

In May, Coweta has recorded 157 cases (6.8 per day), 2 deaths (0.08 per day) and 21 hospitalizations (0.9 per day).  So far, May’s numbers are slightly down when compared to daily averages in April –  8.2 cases per day,  0.8 deaths  and 1.3 hospitalizations.

The positive test rate of all persons tested in Coweta is 10.4 percent, and in the last two weeks stands at 3.9 percent. Last week, those test rates were at 10.4 and 4.5, respectively.

Overall, Coweta has confirmed cumulative totals of 8802 cases, 207 deaths (with an additional 13 probable deaths) and 370 hospitalizations since the pandemic began. Coweta ranks 23rd in Georgia (out of 159 counties) in cumulative cases and 18th in deaths due to COVID.

The age groups of 45-54 year olds had the most new COVID cases in the past week with 8.

Here is the breakdown of age groups of confirmed cumulative COVID-19 cases in Coweta County (May 17-23 totals):

AGE GROUP … Cumulative Cases (change from last week)
Ages 0 – 4 … 139 cases (+1)
Ages 5 – 14 … 560 cases (+5)
Ages 15 – 24 … 1259 cases (+2)
Ages 25 – 34 … 1280 cases (+3)
Ages 35 – 44 … 1342 cases (+3)
Ages 45 – 54 … 1572 cases (+8)
Ages 55 – 64 … 1309 cases (+6)
Ages 65 – 74 … 766 cases (+4)
Ages 75 – 84 … 395 cases (+1)
Ages 85-plus … 172 cases (0)
Age Unknown … 8 cases (+1)

In Coweta, the cases by gender … Females 4600, Males 4172, Unknown 30.

In Coweta, the cases by race …White 5238, Black 1799, Asian 100, Other 4, Unknown 1661.

GEORGIA CASES

In the past week, Georgia confirmed 3155 new COVID-19 cases (down 738 from a week ago) for an average of 450 per day. Georgia now owns a streak of 85 straight days below 2000 cases, the longest streak since April 5 to June 27 in 2020. The high for cases was 649 on Thursday, May 20. The week’s low was 306 cases yesterday (Sunday), the lowest for Georgia since 284 on April 12, 2020.

Georgia also recorded 126 deaths in the past week (up 23 from a week ago) for an average of 18 per day. Other numbers included 523 hospitalizations (up 55) and 122 ICU Admits (up 29).

Two patient census categories rose slightly in the past week.  ICU Bed Occupancy climbed to 2275 (up 11 from last week) or 76.1 percent capacity. The number of In-Patient Hospital Beds in use across the state increased to 11,976 (up 339 from last week) or at 78.9 percent capacity.

Two patient census groups fell last week. COVID Patients Hospitalized in Georgia dropped by 97, now standing at 799 which is 5.2 percent of all statewide hospital patients. And Adult Ventilators in use decreased, now at 966 (down 15) or 27.0 percent capacity.

The overall positive test rate of all persons tested in Georgia is 11.1 percent, and in the last two weeks, it is at 3.2 percent. Last week, those numbers were 11.1 and 3.9, respectively.

Georgia has confirmed cumulative totals of 893,422 cases, 17,930 deaths, 63,189 hospitalizations and 10,431 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).

ONE YEAR AGO

On May 24, 2020, Georgia had confirmed a cumulative total of 42,902 new COVID-19 cases with 1827 deaths.

Coweta had confirmed 331 cumulative COVID-19, 8 deaths and 50 hospitalizations on this date a year ago.

Cumulative case and death totals in Coweta and surrounding counties thru May 24 had Fulton with 4054-196, Carroll at 445-24, Coweta 331-8, Spalding 253-14,  Troup 250-9, Fayette 220-11, Meriwether 78-1 and Heard 26-2.

CASES IN NEIGHBORING COUNTIES

The confirmed cumulative cases-deaths in neighboring counties are listed below.

COUNTY … Cases-Deaths (May 17-23 totals)
Fulton … 83,258 – 1304 (318 cases, 15 deaths)
Coweta …8802 – 207 (34 cases, 0 deaths)
Carroll … 7471 – 132 (17 cases, 0 deaths)
Fayette … 6761 – 157 (17 cases, 3 deaths)
Troup … 6018 – 190 (11 cases, 3 deaths)
Spalding … 4155 – 158 (19 cases, 0 deaths)
Meriwether … 1552 – 74 (3 cases, 1 death)
Heard … 651 – 16 (0 cases, 0 deaths)

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 data from the last report issued on Friday, May 21. There was no change in data at any facility.

Ansley Park Health & Rehabilitation – NH … 30 residents, 2 deaths, 19 staff, 28 residents recovered
Avalon Health & Rehabilitation – NH … 55 residents, 12 deaths, 30 staff, 43 residents recovered
Benton House of Newnan – PCH … 4 residents, 0 deaths, 6 staff, 4 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 (March 2020 to May 2021) of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Coweta County from the Georgia Department of Public Health:

MONTH … Confirmed Cases (Cases Per Day), Deaths, Hospitalizations
March 2020 … 41 cases (1.4 per day), 2 deaths
April 2020 … 154 cases (5.1 per day), 2 deaths
May 2020 … 222 cases (7.2 per day), 5 deaths, 14 hospitalizations
June 2020 … 250 cases (8.3 per day), 6 deaths, 9 hospitalizations
July 2020 … 629 cases (20.3 per day), 4 deaths, 32 hospitalizations
August 2020 … 953 cases (30.7 per day), 7 deaths, 16 hospitalizations
September 2020 … 379 cases (12.6 per day), 21 deaths, 24 hospitalizations
October 2020 … 385 cases (12.4 per day), 16 deaths, 20 hospitalizations
November 2020 … 640 cases (21.3 per day), 5 deaths, 25 hospitalizations
December 2020 … 1620 cases (52.3 per day), 10 deaths, 36 hospitalizations
January 2021 … 1866 cases (60.2 per day), 31 deaths, 32 hospitalizations
February 2021 … 886 cases (31.6 per day), 41 deaths, 39 hospitalizations
March 2021 … 373 cases (12.0 per day), 30 deaths, 29 hospitalizations
April 2021 … 247 cases (8.2 per day), 25 deaths, 39 hospitalizations
May 2021 … 157 cases (6.8 per day), 2 deaths, 21 hospitalizations

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

COWETA COUNTY WEEK-BY-WEEK

The week-by-week cumulative breakdown for the past 4 weeks 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
April 26-May 2 … 54 cases (7.7 per day), 1 death, 7 hospitalizations
May 3-9 … 50 cases (7.1 per day), 1 death, 8 hospitalizations
May 10-16 … 56 cases (8.0 per day), 1 death, 10 hospitalizations
May 17-23 … 34 cases (4.8 per day), 0 deaths, 3 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 May 1 is listed below from the Georgia Department of Public Health:

DAY, DATE … Confirmed Cases (Change), Deaths (Change), Hospitalized (Change)
Saturday, May 1 … 8655 cases (+10), 205 deaths (0), 349 hospitalized (0)
Sunday, May 2 … 8662 cases (+7), 205 deaths (0), 349 hospitalized (0)
Monday, May 3 … 8667 cases (+5), 205 deaths (0), 350 hospitalized (+1)
Tuesday, May 4 … 8670 cases (+3), 205 deaths (0), 353 hospitalized (+3)
Wednesday, May 5 … 8677 cases (+7), 206 deaths (+1), 356 hospitalized (+3)
Thursday, May 6 … 8685 cases (+8), 206 deaths (0), 356 hospitalized (0)
Friday, May 7 … 8694 cases (+9), 206 deaths (0), 356 hospitalized (0)
Saturday, May 8 … 8702 cases (+8), 206 deaths (0), 357 hospitalized (+1)
Sunday, May 9 … 8712 cases (+10), 206 deaths (0), 357 hospitalized (0)
Monday, May 10 … 8716 cases (+4), 206 deaths (0), 357 hospitalized (0)
Tuesday, May 11 … 8726 cases (+10), 206 deaths (0), 360 hospitalized (+3)
Wednesday, May 12 … 8733 cases (+7), 206 deaths (0), 361 hospitalized (+1)
Thursday, May 13 … 8747 cases (+14), 207 deaths (+1), 363 hospitalized (+2)
Friday, May 14 … 8755 cases (+8), 207 deaths (0), 365 hospitalized (+2)
Saturday, May 15 … 8763 cases (+8), 207 deaths (0), 366 hospitalized (+1)
Sunday, May 16 … 8768 cases (+5),  207 deaths (0), 367 hospitalized (+1)
Monday, May 17 … 8769 cases (+1), 207 deaths (0), 367 hospitalized (0)
Tuesday, May 18 … 8774 cases (+5), 207 deaths (0), 368 hospitalized (+1)
Wednesday, May 19 … 8781 cases (+7), 207 deaths (0), 368 hospitalized (0)
Thursday, May 20 … 8790 cases (+9), 207 deaths (0), 369 hospitalized (+1)
Friday, May 21 … 8797 cases (+7), 207 deaths (0), 370 hospitalized (+1)
Saturday, May 22 … 8802 cases (+5), 207 deaths (0), 370 hospitalized (0)
Sunday, May 23 … 8802 cases (0), 207 deaths (0), 370 hospitalized (0)

Single-day highs: 160 cases (Dec. 31), 4 deaths (11 times, last April 15), 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 daily at 3 p.m. To access this daily report, visit: https://dph.georgia.gov/covid-19-daily-status-report.

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