Weekly Report: Coweta adds 56 COVID cases, 1 death, 10 hospitalizations

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Georgia cumulative COVID-19 totals thru May 16.

From Staff Reports

THE SKINNY – For the third consecutive week, Coweta County had only 1 COVID-related death.

The Daily Status Report of the COVID-19 pandemic has been issued by the Georgia Department of Public Health for Sunday, May 16.  Below is a summary for the week of May 10-16 with data from the Georgia DPH on Coweta County, neighboring counties and the state of Georgia.

COWETA COUNTY CASES

Coweta County confirmed 56 new COVID-19 cases for the past week with 1 death and 10 hospitalizations.

The 56 confirmed cases (up 6 from a week ago) gave Coweta an average of 8.0 per day. The high mark for the week was 14 on Tuesday, May 13. The county has now recorded 68 consecutive days below 20 cases.

The 1 death marked the 3rd consecutive week the county had just 1 death. That’s the lowest 3-week total for COVID-related deaths since 1 was recorded from Oct. 25 through Nov. 14.

The 10 hospitalizations (up 2 from last week) gave Coweta an average of 1.4 per day. The high mark for hospitalizations last week was 3 on Tuesday (May 11).

In May, Coweta has recorded 123 cases (7.6 per day), 2 deaths (0.1 per day) and 18 hospitalizations (1.1 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 4.5 percent. Last week, those test rates were at 10.5 and 4.8, respectively.

Overall, Coweta has confirmed cumulative totals of 8768 cases, 207 deaths (with an additional 12 probable deaths) and 367 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 25-34 and 45-54 year olds had the most new COVID cases in the past week with 12, followed by 35-44 with 11 and 55-64 with 10.

Here is the breakdown of age groups of confirmed cumulative COVID-19 cases in Coweta County (May 10-16 totals):

AGE GROUP … Cumulative Cases (change from last week)
Ages 0 – 4 … 138 cases (+3)
Ages 5 – 14 … 555 cases (+7)
Ages 15 – 24 … 1257 cases (+8)
Ages 25 – 34 … 1277 cases (+12)
Ages 35 – 44 … 1339 cases (+11)
Ages 45 – 54 … 1564 cases (+12)
Ages 55 – 64 … 1303 cases (+10)
Ages 65 – 74 … 762 cases (+3)
Ages 75 – 84 … 394 cases (+2)
Ages 85-plus … 172 cases (+2)
Age Unknown … 7 cases (-14)

In Coweta, the cases by gender … Females 4580, Males 4160, Unknown 28.

In Coweta, the cases by race …White 5190, Black 1784, Asian 95, Other 4, Unknown 1695.

GEORGIA CASES

In the past week, Georgia confirmed 3893 new COVID-19 cases (down 983 from a week ago) for an average of 556.1 per day. Georgia now owns a streak of 78 straight days below 2000 cases, the longest streak since April 12 to June 27. The high for cases was 805 on Thursday, May 13. Monday’s (May 10) 349 cases were the lowest for Georgia since 308 on June 2.

Georgia also recorded 103 deaths in the past week (down 20 from a week ago) for an average of 14 per day. Other numbers included 468 hospitalizations (down 58) and 93 ICU Admits (down 18).

Two patient census categories dropped slightly in the past week.  The number of In-Patient Hospital Beds in use across the state decreased to 11,637 (down 23 from last week) or at 76.7 percent capacity. COVID Patients Hospitalized in Georgia dropped by 127, now standing at 896 which is 6.0 percent of all statewide hospital patients.

Two patient census groups increased last week. ICU Bed Occupancy rose to 2264 (up 22 from last week) or 76.0 percent capacity. And Adult Ventilators in use increased, now at 981 (up 20) or 27.2 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 3.9 percent. Last week, those numbers were 11.2 and 4.7, respectively.

Georgia has confirmed cumulative totals of 890,267 cases, 17,804 deaths, 62,666 hospitalizations and 10,309 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 17, 2020, Georgia had confirmed a cumulative total of 37,552 new COVID-19 cases with 1609 deaths.

Coweta had confirmed 284 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 17 had Fulton with 3761-165, Carroll at 408-20, Coweta 284-4, Spalding 239-15, Fayette 207-11,  Troup 200-6, Meriwether 72-1 and Heard 17-1.

CASES IN NEIGHBORING COUNTIES

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

COUNTY … Cases-Deaths (May 10-16 totals)
Fulton … 82,940 – 1289 (439 cases, 4 deaths)
Coweta …8768 – 207 (56 cases, 1 death)
Carroll … 7454 – 132 (27 cases, 1 death)
Fayette … 6744 – 154 (36 cases, 1 death)
Troup … 6007 – 187 (28 cases, 0 deaths)
Spalding … 4136 – 158 (38 cases, 2 deaths)
Meriwether … 1549 – 73 (19 cases, 0 deaths)
Heard … 651 – 16 (4 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 Thursday, May 13. 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 … 123 cases (7.6 per day), 2 deaths, 18 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 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
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

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)

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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