Weekly Report: Coweta COVID-19 numbers rise slightly in cases, deaths

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Georgia cumulative COVID-19 statistics through Oct. 29, 2021.

From Staff Reports

THE SKINNY – Coweta County saw a slight increase in both cases and deaths during last week’s reporting period (Oct. 23-29).

Below is a summary of COVID-19 data thru Friday, Oct. 29 from  the Georgia Department of Public Health.

COWETA COUNTY CASES

Coweta County confirmed 71 new COVID-19 cases, 11 deaths and 12 hospitalizations during the week of Oct. 23-29, increasing by two in the categories of cases and deaths and falling by seven people hospitalized from the previous week. It was the first time in a couple of weeks Coweta saw an increase in any of the three categories.

Coweta County Vaccination Rates thru Oct. 29, 2021.

For October, Coweta has recorded 399 cases or 13.75 per day, which is some 1,159 fewer cases than in September. Coweta posted 1,558 cases last month for an average of 51.9 per day. However, Coweta did set the monthly record for deaths last week, now totaling 52, and has had 88 people hospitalized in October which is the 3rd-highest total for a month. The final totals for October will be available later today.

Coweta did see in increase in vaccinations last week with 2,711 administered, up 961 from a week earlier. The county now has 69,670 people with at least one dose or 49 percent and 63,584 which are fully vaccinated for a rate of 44 percent. Full vaccination rates for neighboring counties include Fayette at 61 percent, Spalding 40 percent, Carroll 37 percent, Troup 36 percent and both Heard and Meriwether at 29 percent.

The positive test rate this week of all persons tested in Coweta was 11.0 percent, and in the last two weeks stands at 5.3 percent. Last week, those test rates were at 11.1 and 7.6, respectively.

Overall, Coweta has confirmed cumulative totals of 12,692 cases, 333 deaths (with an additional 32 probable deaths) and 799 hospitalizations thru Oct. 29 from when the pandemic began. Coweta ranks 24th in Georgia (out of 159 counties) in cumulative cases, 14th in deaths due to COVID and 26th in COVID-related hospitalizations.

GEORGIA CASES

Georgia confirmed 6,447 COVID-19 cases for an average of 921.0 per day for the reporting period of Oct. 23-29. It was a decrease of 190 cases from last week’s period (Oct. 16-22) and the lowest weekly total for the state since July 20-26. Wednesday’s daily total of 1,467 were the most in a single day last week for the state.

Georgia also had 547 deaths (up 59 from last week), 1,076 hospitalizations (down 120) and 140 ICU admits (down 16).

Regarding vaccinations, the Georgia Department of Public Health reports that 11,250,022 vaccinations have been applied in Georgia (207,927 in the past week, up 61,146 from the previous week) through October 29. Of those, 5,813,346 Georgia residents or 56 percent have 1 dose of the vaccine while 5,174,759 or 50 percent have been fully vaccinated.

Three of the four patient census categories dropped in the past week. ICU Beds in Use fell by 2 and now stands at 2,478 or 84.0 percent capacity statewide. The number of COVID Patients Hospitalized dropped by 231 and is now at 1,320 or 8.2 percent of all people hospitalized in Georgia.   And Adult Ventilators in Use fell by 57 and is at 1,202 or 29.7 percent capacity by the end of the week. 

In-Patient Hospital Beds in Use saw an increase of 159 and now totals 12,966 or 83.7 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 4.5 percent. Last week, those numbers were 11.1 and 5.7, respectively.

Georgia has confirmed cumulative totals of 1,263,757 cases, 24,786 deaths, 86,115 hospitalizations and 13,477 ICU admits thru Oct. 29 from when the pandemic began.

Georgia’s single-day highs follow: cases (10,379 on Jan. 8, 2021); deaths (188 on Oct. 15, 2021); hospitalizations (611 on Jan. 6, 2021); ICU admits (97 on Aug. 12, 2020).

CASES IN SURROUNDING COUNTIES

The confirmed cumulative cases-deaths in neighboring counties and last week’s totals (Oct. 23-29) are listed below.

COUNTY … Confirmed Cases-Deaths (Last week)
Fulton … 111,338 – 1,634 (542 cases, 33 deaths)
Coweta …12,692 – 333 (71 cases, 11 deaths)
Carroll … 9,987 – 155 (46 cases, 2 deaths)
Fayette … 9,702 – 210 (64 cases, 6 deaths)
Troup … 8,517 – 260 (23 cases, 1 death)
Spalding … 6,742 – 262 (22 cases, 10 deaths)
Meriwether … 2,188 – 97 (9 cases, 2 deaths)
Heard … 1,031 – 24 (3 cases, 0 deaths)

COWETA COUNTY MONTH-BY MONTH

The month-by-month cumulative breakdown (March 2020 to October 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 … 181 cases (5.8 per day),  4 deaths,  34 hospitalizations
June 2021 … 70 cases (2.3 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 … 399 cases (13.7 per day), 52 deaths, 88 hospitalizations

Single-month highs: 1866 cases (January), 60.2 cases per day (January), 52 deaths (October 2021) and 199 hospitalizations (September 2021).

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
Oct. 2-8 … 150 cases (21.4 per day), 13 deaths, 28 hospitalized
Oct. 9-15 … 97 cases (13.8 per day), 15 deaths, 30 hospitalized
Oct. 16-22 … 69 cases (9.8 per day), 9 deaths, 19 hospitalized
Oct. 23-29 … 71 cases (10.1 per day), 11 deaths, 12 hospitalized

Single-week highs: 635 cases (Aug. 28-Sept. 3, 2021), 90.7 cases per day (Aug. 28-Sept. 3, 2021), 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 Oct. 1 from the Georgia Department of Public Health:

DAY, DATE … Confirmed Cases (Change), Deaths (Change), Hospitalized (Change)
Friday, Oct. 1 … 12,305 cases (+12), 285 deaths (+4), 710 hospitalized (-1)
Saturday, Oct. 2 … Data not available
Sunday, Oct. 3 … Data not available
Monday, Oct. 4**… 12,369 cases (+64), 288 deaths (+3), 724 hospitalized (+14)
Tuesday, Oct. 5 … 12,385 cases (+16), 289 deaths (+1), 727 hospitalized (+3)
Wednesday, Oct. 6 … 12,394 cases (+9), 292 deaths (+3), 729 hospitalized (+2)
Thursday, Oct. 7 … 12,439 cases (+45), 295 deaths (+3), 736 hospitalized (+7)
Friday, Oct. 8 … 12,455 cases (+16), 298 deaths (+3), 738 hospitalized (+2)
Saturday, Oct. 9 … Data not available
Sunday, Oct. 10 … Data not available
Monday, Oct. 11 … Data not available
Tuesday, Oct. 12***… 12,511 cases (+56), 300 deaths (+2), 760 hospitalized (+22)
Wednesday, Oct. 13 … 12,526 cases (+15), 302 deaths (+2), 764 hospitalized (+4)
Thursday, Oct. 14 … 12,540 cases (+14), 307 deaths (+5), 767 hospitalized (+3)
Friday, Oct. 15 … 12,552 cases (+12), 313 deaths (+6), 768 hospitalized (+1)
Saturday, Oct. 16 … Data not available
Sunday, Oct. 17 … Data not available
Monday, Oct. 18** … 12,586 cases (+34), 316 deaths (+3), 777 hospitalized (+9)
Tuesday, Oct. 19 … 12,593 cases (+7), 319 deaths (+3), 779 hospitalized (+2)
Wednesday, Oct. 20 … 12,600 cases (+7), 320 deaths (+1), 781 hospitalized (+2)
Thursday, Oct. 21 … 12,611 cases (+11), 321 deaths (+1), 785 hospitalized (+4)
Friday, Oct. 22 … 12,621 cases (+10), 322 deaths (+1), 787 hospitalized (+2)
Saturday, Oct. 23 … Data not available
Sunday, Oct. 24 … Data not available
Monday, Oct. 25** … 12,653 cases (+32), 323 deaths (+1), 793 hospitalized (+6)
Tuesday, Oct. 26 … 12,658 cases (+5), 325 deaths (+2), 793 hospitalized (0)
Wednesday, Oct. 27 … 12,669 cases (+11), 326 deaths (+1), 793 hospitalized (0)
Thursday, Oct. 28 … 12,685 cases (+16), 329 deaths (+3), 797 hospitalized (+4)
Friday, Oct. 29 … 12,692 cases (+7), 333 deaths (+4), 799 hospitalized (+2)
Saturday Oct. 30 … Data not available
Sunday, Oct. 31 … Data not available

** denotes 3-day total (Saturday-Sunday-Monday)
*** denotes 4-day total (Saturday-Sunday-Monday-Tuesday)

Single-day highs: 168 cases (Sept. 3, 2021), 6 deaths (2 times, last Oct. 15, 2021), 25 hospitalizations (Sept. 14, 2021), 118 consecutive days in double-digit cases (Nov. 14-March 12).

The Daily Status Report generated by the Georgia Department of Public Health publishes Monday thru Friday at 3 p.m.

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

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