Weekly Report: Coweta adds 54 COVID cases from April 26-May 2

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Georgia cumulative COVID-19 numbers through May 2.

From Staff Reports

THE SKINNY – Coweta County recorded only 1 COVID-related death in the past week, which is just the second time since Jan. 1 to post a lone death in a week.

The Daily Status Report of the COVID-19 pandemic has been issued by the Georgia Department of Public Health for Sunday, May 2.  Below is a summary for the week of April 26-May 2with data from the Georgia DPH on Coweta County, neighboring counties and the state of Georgia.

COWETA COUNTY CASES

Coweta County confirmed 54 new COVID-19 cases for the past week with 1 death and 7 hospitalizations.

The 54 confirmed cases (down 13 from a week ago) gave Coweta an average of 7.7 per day last week. The high mark for the week was 11 on Monday, April 26. The county has now recorded 54 consecutive days below 20 cases.

The 1 death (down 4 from last week) was the lowest weekly total since March 29-April 4. It was also just the second time a lone death has been recorded in a week since Jan. 1.

The 7 hospitalizations (unchanged from last week) gave Coweta an average of 1.0 per day. The high mark for hospitalizations last week was 3 on Wednesday (April 28).

In April, Coweta finished with 247 cases (8.2 per day) with 25 deaths (0.8 per day) and 39 hospitalizations (1.3 per day). Coweta tied the monthly record-high of 39 hospitalizations which was also set in February. For comparison month-to-month, the following numbers are from March – 373 cases (12.0 per day) with 30 deaths (0.9 per day) and 29 hospitalizations (0.9 per day).

The positive test rate of all persons tested in Coweta is 10.6 percent, and in the last two weeks stands at 5.5 percent. Last week, those test rates were at 10.6 and 5.3, respectively.

Overall, Coweta has confirmed cumulative totals of 8662 cases, 205 deaths (with an additional 12 probable deaths) and 349 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 group of 25-34 year olds had the most new COVID cases in the past week with 10, followed by 55-64 with 9.

Here is the breakdown of age groups of confirmed cumulative COVID-19 cases in Coweta County (April 26-May 2 totals):

AGE GROUP … Cumulative Cases (Change)
Ages 0 – 4 … 135 cases (+2)
Ages 5 – 14 … 545 cases (+6)
Ages 15 – 24 … 1244 cases (+7)
Ages 25 – 34 … 1255 cases (+10)
Ages 35 – 44 … 1319 cases (+6)
Ages 45 – 54 … 1544 cases (+4)
Ages 55 – 64 … 1284 cases (+9)
Ages 65 – 74 … 756 cases (+6)
Ages 75 – 84 … 390 cases (+4)
Ages 85-plus … 169 cases (0)
Age Unknown … 21 cases (0)

In Coweta, the cases by gender … Females 4521, Males 4113, Unknown 28.

In Coweta, the cases by race …White 5083, Black 1760, Asian 94, Other 4, Unknown 1721.

GEORGIA CASES

In the past week, Georgia confirmed 6005 new COVID-19 cases (down 623 from a week ago) for an average of 857 per day. The high mark for cases last week came on Friday (April 30) with 1027. Georgia now owns a streak of 64 straight days below 2000 cases, the longest streak since April 26 to June 27.

Georgia also recorded 191 deaths in the past week (up 18) for an average of 27 per day. The daily high was 48 on Thursday (April 29).

Three patient census categories dropped slightly in the past week. The number of In-Patient Hospital Beds in use across the state decreased to 11,669 (down 105 from last week) or at 76.9 percent capacity. COVID Patients Hospitalized in Georgia dropped by 110, now standing at 1106 which is 7.1 percent of all statewide hospital patients. Adult Ventilators in use fell, now at 984 (down 83) or 27.3 percent capacity.

ICU Bed Occupancy did, however, increase to 2323 (up 66 from last week) or 78.0 percent capacity.

The overall positive test rate of all persons tested in Georgia is 11.3 percent, and in the last two weeks, it is at 5.0 percent. Last week, those numbers were 11.4 and 5.4, respectively.

Georgia has confirmed cumulative totals of 881,498 cases, 17,578 deaths, 61,672 hospitalizations and 10,105 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 3, 2020, Georgia had confirmed a cumulative total of 28,671 new COVID-19 cases with 1181 deaths.

Coweta had confirmed 230 cumulative COVID-19 cases and 4 deaths on this date a year ago.

Cumulative case and death totals in Coweta and surrounding counties thru May 3 had Fulton with 2980-124, Carroll at 386-14, Coweta 230-4, Spalding 219-10, Fayette 183-10,  Troup 154-4, Meriwether 54-0 and Heard 14-1.

CASES IN NEIGHBORING COUNTIES

The confirmed cumulative cases-deaths in neighboring counties (April 26-May 2 totals) are listed below.

COUNTY … Cases-Deaths (Change)
Fulton … 81,911 – 1274 (706 cases, 17 deaths)
Coweta …8662 – 205 (54 cases, 1 death)
Carroll … 7405 – 131 (31 cases, 0 deaths)
Fayette … 6659 – 153 (66 cases, 1 death)
Troup … 5942 – 187 (63 cases, 4 deaths)
Spalding … 4057 – 155 (32 cases, 2 deaths)
Meriwether … 1523 – 72 (8 cases, 0 deaths)
Heard … 643 – 16 (13 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, April 30. 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 … 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 … 886 cases (31.6 per day), 41 deaths, 39 hospitalizations
March … 373 cases (12.0 per day), 30 deaths, 29 hospitalizations
April … 247 cases (8.2 per day), 25 deaths, 39 hospitalizations
May … 17 cases (8.5 per day), 0 deaths, 0 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 5-11 … 45 cases (6.4 per day), 11 deaths, 7 hospitalizations
April 12-18 … 57 cases (8.1 per day), 7 deaths, 9 hospitalizations
April 19-25 … 67 cases (9.6 per day), 5 deaths, 7 hospitalizations
April 26-May 2 … 54 cases (7.7 per day), 1 death, 7 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 April 15 is listed below from the Georgia Department of Public Health:

DAY, DATE … Confirmed Cases (Change), Deaths (Change), Hospitalized (Change)
Thursday, April 15 … 8518 cases (+9), 198 deaths (+4), 330 hospitalized (0)
Friday, April 16 … 8526 cases (+8), 199 deaths (+1), 333 hospitalized (+3)
Saturday, April 17 … 8534 cases (+8), 199 deaths (0), 334 hospitalized (+1)
Sunday, April 18 … 8541 cases (+7), 199 deaths (0), 335 hospitalized (+1)
Monday, April 19 … 8553 cases (+12), 202 deaths (+3), 336 hospitalized (+1)
Tuesday, April 20 … 8563 cases (+10), 202 deaths (0), 338 hospitalized (+2)
Wednesday, April 21 … 8571 cases (+8), 202 deaths (0), 339 hospitalized (+1)
Thursday, April 22 … 8582 cases (+11), 202 deaths (0), 340 hospitalized (+1)
Friday, April 23 … 8587 cases (+5), 204 deaths (+2), 341 hospitalized (+1)
Saturday, April 24 … 8598 cases (+11), 204 deaths (0), 341 hospitalized (0)
Sunday, April 25 … 8608 cases (+10), 204 deaths (0), 342 hospitalized (+1)
Monday, April 26 … 8619 cases (+11), 204 deaths (0), 342 hospitalized (0)
Tuesday, April 27 … 8623 cases (+4), 204 deaths (0), 342 hospitalized (0)
Wednesday, April 28 … 8632 cases (+9), 205 deaths (+1), 345 hospitalized (+3)
Thursday, April 29 … 8641 cases (+9), 205 deaths (0), 347 hospitalized (+2)
Friday, April 30 … 8645 cases (+4), 205 deaths (0), 349 hospitalized (+2)
Saturday, May 1 … 8655 cases (+10), 205 deaths (0), 349 hospitalized (0)
Sunday, May 2 … 8662 cases (+7), 205 deaths (0), 349 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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