Weekly Report: Coweta County cases continue to rise

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THE SKINNY – Coweta County averaged 23.1 new COVID-19 cases per day last week, the most since early February.

Below is the weekly summary of COVID-19 data thru Wednesday, May 25 from the Georgia Department of Public Health.

COWETA COUNTY

Coweta County confirmed 162 new COVID-19 cases in the past week (May 19-25) for an average of 23.1 per day. That’s the most since 162 for the week of Feb. 5-11 and an increase of 29 from the previous week. 

The daily high for number of cases came on Saturday, May 21 with 34. Coweta also posted 34 on Wednesday, May 18. 

In addition, Coweta did confirm 1 death (up 1) and had 12 hospitalizations (down 5) in the past week. 

For the month of May, Coweta has recorded 451 new cases (18.0 per day) with 3 deaths and 77 hospitalizations. The cases and hospitalizations are the most in a month since February.

Per the Georgia Department of Public Health, Coweta County has reported 180,659 vaccines applied.  The Coweta vaccination rate is 55 percent for people with one dose and 50 percent for fully vaccinated as of May 25. In addition, 43 percent of Coweta residents have been fully vaccinated and had a booster shot. 

The overall positive test rate in Coweta was 12.8 percent on May 25, with the two-week infection rate continuing to rise and stands at 14.8 percent. Last week, those test rates were at 12.8 and 12.3 respectively.

Coweta has confirmed cumulative totals of 21,505 cases, 429 deaths (with an additional 62 probable deaths) and 1,511 hospitalizations thru May 25 from when the pandemic began. Coweta ranks 21st in Georgia (out of 159 counties) in cumulative cases, 14th in deaths due to COVID and 19th in COVID-related hospitalizations.

GEORGIA

Statewide, Georgia posted increases in cases, hospitalizations and ICU admits but dropped in numbers for deaths for the week of May 19-25.

Georgia confirmed 11,064 cases for an average of 1,580.6 per day for last week – an increase of 2,585 cases from the previous week of May 12-18.

Other last week totals included 40 deaths (down 21 from the previous week), 407 hospitalizations (up 29) and 48 ICU admits (up 6).

The number of COVID patients hospitalized last week was 540 or 3.4 percent of all people hospitalized in Georgia. It was an increase of 75 from the previous week.

The overall positive test rate in Georgia was 12.1 percent on May 25, with the two-week infection rate standing at 11.9 percent.

Overall, Georgia has confirmed cumulative totals of 1,981,571 cases, 31,794 deaths, 113,491 hospitalizations and 16,059 ICU admits thru May 25 from when the pandemic began.

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 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 … 181 cases (5.8 per day), 4 deaths, 34 hospitalizations
June 2021 … 70 cases (2.5 per day), 8 deaths, 24 hospitalizations
July 2021 … 212 cases (7.1 per day), 5 deaths, 10 hospitalizations
August 2021 … 1626 cases (52.4 per day), 13 deaths, 95 hospitalizations
September 2021 … 1558 (51.9 per day), 46 deaths, 199 hospitalizations
October 2021 … 428 cases (13.8 per day), 53 deaths, 94 hospitalizations
November 2021 … 310 cases (10.3 per day), 13 deaths, 66 hospitalizations
December 2021 … 2633 cases (84.9 per day), 12 deaths, 147 hospitalizations
January 2022 … 4462 cases (143.9 per day), 15 deaths, 221 hospitalizations
February 2022 … 629 cases (22.5 per day), 40 deaths, 77 hospitalizations
March 2022 … 107 cases (3.5 per day), 5 deaths, 75 hospitalizations
April 2022 … 184 cases (6.1 per day), 7 deaths, 40 hospitalizations
May 2022 … 451 cases (18.0 per day), 3 deaths, 77 hospitalizations

Single-month highs: 4462 cases (January 2022), 143.9 cases per day (January 2022), 53 deaths (October 2021) and 221 hospitalizations (January 2022).

COWETA COUNTY WEEK-BY-WEEK

The week-by-week cumulative breakdown for the past 18 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
Jan. 22-28 … 789 cases (112.7 per day), 6 deaths, 43 hospitalized
Jan. 29-Feb. 4 … 398 cases (56.6 per day), 7 deaths, 29 hospitalized
Feb. 5-11 … 162 cases (23.1 per day), 10 deaths, 21 hospitalized
Feb. 12-18 … 141 cases (20.1 per day), 14 deaths, 18 hospitalized
Feb. 19-25 … 52 cases (7.4 per day), 6 deaths, 19 hospitalized
Feb. 26-March 4 … 37 cases (5.3 per day), 4 deaths, 16 hospitalized
March 5-11 … 24 cases (3.4 per day), 0 deaths, 18 hospitalized
March 12-18 … 7 cases (1.0 per day), 3 deaths, 17 hospitalized
March 19-25 … 17 cases (2.4 per day), 0 deaths, 18 hospitalized
March 26-April 1 … 49 cases (7.0 per day), 2 deaths, 12 hospitalized
April 2-8 … 23 cases (3.3 per day), 3 deaths, 7 hospitalized
April 9-15 … 29 (4.1 per day), 3 deaths, 14 hospitalized
April 16-20 … 28 (5.6 per day), 0 deaths, 9 hospitalized
April 21-27 … 53 (7.3 per day), 0 deaths, 10 hospitalized
April 28-May 4 … 104 (14.85 per day), 0 deaths, 20 hospitalized
May 5-11 … 94 cases (13.4 per day), 2 deaths, 28 hospitalized
May 12-18 … 133 cases (19.0 per day), 0 deaths, 17 hospitalized
May 19-25 … 162 cases (23.1 per day), 1 death, 12 hospitalized

Single-week highs: 1561 cases (Jan. 1-7, 2022), 223.0 cases per day (Jan. 1-7, 2022), 15 deaths (2 times, last Oct. 9-15, 2021) and 76 hospitalizations (Sept. 18-24, 2021).

COWETA COUNTY DAY-BY-DAY

The day-by-day cumulative breakdown of confirmed COVID-19 cases, deaths and hospitalizations in Coweta County since April 27 is listed below from the Georgia Department of Public Health:

DAY, DATE … Confirmed Cases (Change), Deaths (Change), Hospitalized (Change)
Wednesday, April 27 … 21,012 cases (+9), 426 deaths (0), 1,434 hospitalizations (+10^^)
Thursday, April 28 … 21,027 cases (+15), 426 deaths (0), not available
Friday, April 29 … 21,046 cases (+19), 426 deaths (0), not available
Saturday, April 30 … 21,054 cases (+8), 426 deaths (0), not available
Sunday, May 1 … 21,069 cases (+15), 426 deaths (0), not available
Monday, May 2 … 21,087 cases (+18), 426 deaths (0), not available
Tuesday, May 3 … 21,094 cases (+7), 426 deaths (0), not available
Wednesday, May 4 … 21,116 cases (+22), 426 deaths (0), 1,454 hospitalizations (+20^^)
Thursday, May 5 … 21,128 cases (+12), 427 deaths (+1), not available
Friday, May 6 … 21,149 cases (+21), 427 deaths (0), not available
Saturday, May 7 … 21,168 cases (+19), 428 deaths (+1), not available
Sunday, May 8 … 21,178 cases (+10), 428 deaths (0), not available
Monday, May 9 … 21,181 cases (+3), 428 deaths (0), not available
Tuesday, May 10 … 21,199 cases (+18), 428 deaths (0), not available
Wednesday, May 11 … 21,210 cases (+11), 428 deaths (0), 1,482 hospitalizations (+28^^)
Thursday, May 12 … 21,228 cases (+18), 428 deaths (0), not available
Friday, May 13 … 21,254 cases (+26), 428 deaths (0), not available
Saturday, May 14 … 21,263 cases (+9), 428 deaths (0), not available
Sunday, May 15 … 21,272 cases (+9), 428 deaths (0), not available
Monday, May 16 … 21,304 cases (+32), 428 deaths (0), not available
Tuesday, May 17 … 21,309 cases (+5), 428 deaths (0), not available
Wednesday, May 18 … 21,343 cases (+34), 428 deaths (0), 1,499 hospitalizations (+17^^)
Thursday, May 19 … 21,375 cases (+32), 429 deaths (+1), not available
Friday, May 20 … 21,385 cases (+10), 429 deaths (0), not available
Saturday, May 21 … 21,419 cases (+34), 429 deaths (0), not available
Sunday, May 22 … 21,447 cases (+28), 429 deaths (0), not available
Monday, May 23 … 21,464 cases (+17), 429 deaths (0), not available
Tuesday, May 24 … 21,481 cases (+17), 429 deaths (0), not available
Wednesday, May 25 … 21,505 cases (+24), 429 deaths (0), 1,511 hospitalizations (+12^^)

^^ denotes 7-day total (Thursday thru Wednesday)

Single-day highs: 386 cases (Dec. 30, 2021), 6 deaths (2 times, last Oct. 15, 2021), 26 hospitalizations (Jan. 27, 2022), 118 consecutive days with 10-or-more cases (Nov. 14, 2020-March 12, 2021), 15 consecutive days with 100-or-more cases (Dec. 28, 2021-Jan. 11, 2022)

The Daily Status Report generated by the Georgia Department of Public Health publishes each Wednesday at 3 p.m.

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

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