Weekly Report: Coweta daily COVID-19 cases remain low

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Georgia cumulative COVID-19 totals through April 18.

From Staff Reports

THE SKINNY – Coweta County averaged a little over 8 cases per day last week and has been below 20 cases per day for over a month.

The Daily Status Report of the COVID-19 pandemic has been issued by the Georgia Department of Public Health for Sunday, April 18.  Below is a summary for the week of April 12-18 with data from the Georgia DPH on Coweta County, neighboring counties and the state of Georgia.

COWETA COUNTY CASES

Coweta County confirmed 57 new COVID-19 cases for the past week with 7 deaths and 9 hospitalizations. Compared to a week ago, Coweta increased by 12 cases, but was down in deaths (4) and hospitalizations (2).

The county has now recorded 40 consecutive days below 20 cases and has only reached double-digit cases 3 times in April.

High marks last week included 9 cases and 4 deaths on Thursday (April 15) and 3 hospitalizations on Friday (April 16).

In April, Coweta has posted 143 cases (7.9 per day) with 19 deaths (1.1 per day) and 25 hospitalizations (1.4 per day). For comparison, here are the March totals – 373 cases (12.0 per day) with 30 deaths (0.96 per day) and 29 hospitalizations (0.94 per day).

The positive test rate of all persons tested in Coweta is 10.7 percent, and in the last two weeks stands at 4.0 percent. Last week, those test rates were at 10.0 and 3.4, respectively.

Overall, Coweta has confirmed cumulative totals of 8541 cases, 199 deaths (with an additional 12 probable deaths) and 335 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 45-54 year olds had the most new COVID cases in the past week with 15, followed by 55-64 with 11.

Here is the breakdown of age groups of confirmed cumulative COVID-19 cases in Coweta County (April 12-18 totals):

AGE GROUP … Cumulative Cases (Change)
Ages 0 – 4 … 133 cases (+1)
Ages 5 – 14 … 534 cases (+2)
Ages 15 – 24 … 1224 cases (+5)
Ages 25 – 34 … 1233 cases (+8)
Ages 35 – 44 … 1304 cases (+6)
Ages 45 – 54 … 1525 cases (+15)
Ages 55 – 64 … 1264 cases (+11)
Ages 65 – 74 … 748 cases (+7)
Ages 75 – 84 … 385 cases (+2)
Ages 85-plus … 169 cases (0)
Age Unknown … 22 cases (0)

In Coweta, the cases by gender … Females 4454, Males 4057, Unknown 30.

In Coweta, the cases by race …White 4989, Black 1730, Asian 92, Other 4, Unknown 1726.

GEORGIA CASES

In the past week, Georgia confirmed 6728 new COVID-19 cases for an average of 961 per day. The case total only increased by 430 from last week’s report. The high mark for cases last week came on Saturday, April 17 with 1185. Georgia now owns a streak of 50 straight days below 2000 cases, the longest streak since May 10 to June 27.

Georgia also recorded 232 deaths in the past week (down 1 from a week ago) for an average of 33.1 per day. The daily high was 58 on April 15.

All four patient census categories increased slightly in the past week.  ICU Bed occupancy increased to 2303 (up 19 from last week) or 77.4 percent capacity. The number of In-Patient Hospital Beds in use across the state rose to 11,806 (up 292 from last week) or at 77.7 percent capacity. COVID patients hospitalized in Georgia increased, now standing at 1217 (up 81) which is 8.0 percent of all statewide hospital patients. And Adult Ventilators in use rose, now at 993 (up 10) or 27.4 percent capacity.

The overall positive test rate of all persons tested in Georgia is 11.4 percent, and in the last two weeks, it is at 5.3 percent. Last week, those numbers were 10.5 and 4.7, respectively.

Georgia has confirmed cumulative totals of 868,865 cases, 17,214 deaths, 60,466 hospitalizations and 9883 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 April 18, 2020, Georgia had confirmed a cumulative total of 17,841 new COVID-19 cases with 677 deaths.

Coweta had confirmed 160 cumulative COVID-19 cases and 3 deaths on this date a year ago.

Cumulative case and death totals in Coweta and surrounding counties thru April 18 had Fulton with 2065-74, Carroll at 271-9, Coweta 160-3, Fayette 136-5, Spalding 126-7, Troup 86-4, Meriwether 40-0 and Heard 7-1.

CASES IN NEIGHBORING COUNTIES

The confirmed cumulative cases-deaths in neighboring counties (April 12-18 totals) are listed below.

COUNTY … Cases-Deaths (Change)
Fulton … 80,424 – 1251 (761 cases, 22 deaths)
Coweta …8541 – 199 (57 cases, 7 deaths)
Carroll … 7344 – 130 (20 cases, 0 deaths)
Fayette … 6540 – 151 (61 cases, 4 deaths)
Troup … 5855 – 182 (29 cases, 2 deaths)
Spalding … 3978 – 153 (53 cases, 1 death)
Meriwether … 1500 – 71 (10 cases, 3 deaths)
Heard … 625 – 16 (10 cases, 1 death)

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 16.

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 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 … 143 cases (7.9 per day), 19 deaths, 25 hospitalizations

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

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
March 22-28 … 40 cases (5.7 per day), 11 deaths, 4 hospitalizations
March 29-April 4 … 54 cases (7.7 per day), 1 death, 11 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

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 1 is listed below from the Georgia Department of Public Health:

DAY, DATE … Confirmed Cases (Change), Deaths (Change), Hospitalized (Change)
Thursday, April 1 … 8409 cases (+11), 181 deaths (+1), 314 hospitalized (+4)
Friday, April 2 … 8425 cases (+16), 181 deaths (0), 316 hospitalized (+2)
Saturday, April 3 … 8434 cases (+9), 181 deaths (0), 319 hospitalized (+3)
Sunday, April 4 … 8439 cases (+5), 181 deaths (0), 319 hospitalized (0)
Monday, April 5 … 8444 cases (+5), 181 deaths (0), 319 hospitalized (0)
Tuesday, April 6 … 8450 cases (+6), 181 deaths (0), 320 hospitalized (+1)
Wednesday, April 7 … 8456 cases (+6), 185 deaths (+4), 323 hospitalized (+3)
Thursday, April 8 … 8460 cases (+4), 189 deaths (+4), 323 hospitalized (0)
Friday, April 9 … 8467 cases (+7), 189 deaths (0), 323 hospitalized (0)
Saturday, April 10 … 8476 cases (+9), 192 deaths (+3), 325 hospitalized (+2)
Sunday, April 11 … 8484 cases (+8), 192 deaths (0), 326 hospitalized (+1)
Monday, April 12 … 8492 cases (+8), 194 deaths (+2), 327 hospitalized (+1)
Tuesday, April 13 … 8497 cases (+5), 194 deaths (0), 329 hospitalized (+2)
Wednesday, April 14 … 8509 cases (+12), 194 deaths (0), 330 hospitalized (+1)
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)

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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