Weekly Report: Coweta sets monthly record for cases

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THE SKINNY – Coweta County set its monthly record for COVID-19 cases on Friday, eclipsing the previous mark just 14 days into the month.

Below is a summary of COVID-19 data thru Friday, Jan. 14 from the Georgia Department of Public Health.

COWETA COUNTY

Coweta County confirmed 130 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, Jan. 14, pushing the January total of cases to a new monthly high of 2,684. It surpasses the previous monthly high of 2,633 established just last month. The daily average of 191.7 cases sped the Coweta total past the old record in just 14 days. 

Last week (Jan. 8-14), Coweta had 1,123 new COVID-19 cases which ranked third among most cases in a week. The county averaged 160.4 cases per day with 4 deaths. There was some positive news regarding cases. It was the first time in nine weeks that the weekly case number dropped. In fact, cases dropped by 438 from the previous record-high week of 1,561 (Jan. 1-7). 

Other overall numbers in January for Coweta includes 6 deaths and 117 hospitalizations (third-highest monthly total).

Per the Georgia Department of Public Health, Coweta County has reported 158,570 vaccines applied. The Coweta vaccination rate is 50 percent for people with one dose and 46 percent for fully vaccinated as of Jan. 14. In addition, 37 percent of Coweta residents have been fully vaccinated and had a booster shot. 

Full vaccination rates and Full/Booster rates for neighboring counties includes Fayette at 63% full (44% full/booster), Fulton at 58% (42%), Spalding 42% (37%), Meriwether 42% (36%), Carroll 38% (34%), Troup 37% (32%) and Heard 29% (31%).

The positive test rate this week of all persons tested in Coweta was 12.7 percent overall, and in the last two weeks stands at  36.8 percent. Last week, those test rates were at 12.3 and 42.7 respectively.

Overall, Coweta has confirmed cumulative totals of 18,356 cases, 365 deaths (with an additional 47 probable deaths) and 1,138 hospitalizations thru Jan. 14 from when the pandemic began. Coweta ranks 21st in Georgia (out of 159 counties) in cumulative cases, 14th in deaths due to COVID and 20th in COVID-related hospitalizations.

GEORGIA

Georgia finished the week of Jan. 8-14 with 104,655 confirmed COVID-19 cases for an average of 14,950 per day and 192 deaths. It’s a decrease of 8,289 cases from the previous week but an increase of 62 deaths.

The highest single-day marks for the past week were 19,025 confirmed cases and 52 deaths, both occurring on Thursday, Jan. 13. 

Regarding vaccinations, the Georgia Department of Public Health reports that 13,767,019 vaccinations have been applied in Georgia through Jan. 14. Georgia residents now have a 61 percent vaccine rate with 1 dose and 54 percent fully vaccinated. Also, 35 percent have been both fully vaccinated plus taken a booster shot.

All four patient census categories rose in the past two weeks (Jan. 1-14). The number of  ICU Beds in Use increased by 214 and now stands at 2,564 or 89.6 percent capacity statewide. The number of COVID Patients Hospitalized increased dramatically by 2,345 and is now at 5,401 or 31.1 percent of all people hospitalized in Georgia. In-Patient Hospital Beds in Use increased by 553 and now totals 13,559 or 88.1 percent capacity. That’s the 5th-highest daily total since the pandemic began. And Adult Ventilators in Use rose by 185 and is at 1,350 or 33.9 percent capacity. 

The overall positive test rate of all persons tested in Georgia is 11.7 percent, and in the last two weeks, it is at 33.8 percent. Last week, those numbers were 10.9 and 29.4, respectively.

Georgia has confirmed cumulative totals of 1,637,633 cases, 26,747 deaths, 98,822 hospitalizations and 14,616 ICU admits thru Jan. 14 from when the pandemic began.

Georgia’s single-day highs follow: cases (21,276 on Jan. 7, 2022); deaths (188 on Oct. 15, 2021); hospitalizations (611 on Jan. 6, 2021); ICU admits (97 on Aug. 12, 2020).

Georgia cumulative COVID-19 totals thru Jan. 14, 2022.

CASES IN SURROUNDING COUNTIES

The confirmed cumulative cases-deaths in neighboring counties and last 2 weeks’ totals  are listed below.

COUNTY … Confirmed Cases, Deaths (Jan. 1-14 totals)
Fulton … 159,552 – 1,752 (22,551 cases, 17 deaths)
Coweta …18,356 – 365 (2,684 cases, 6 deaths)
Fayette … 14,282 – 230 (2,247 cases, 2 deaths)
Carroll … 12,691 – 163 (1,578 cases, 1 death)
Troup … 11,039 – 279 (1,322 cases, 7 deaths)
Spalding … 9,276 – 296 (1,505 cases, 4 deaths)
Meriwether … 2,865 – 103 (374 cases, 2 deaths)
Heard … 1,295 – 26 (155 cases, 0 deaths)

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 … 2684 cases (191.7 per day), 6 deaths, 117 hospitalizations

Single-month highs: 2684 cases (January 2022), 191.7 cases per day (January 2022), 53 deaths (October 2021) and 199 hospitalizations (September 2021).

COWETA COUNTY WEEK-BY-WEEK

The week-by-week cumulative breakdown for the past 6 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
Dec. 4-10 … 164 cases (22.5 per day), 3 deaths, 14 hospitalized
Dec. 11-17 … 191 cases (27.3 per day), 4 deaths, 15 hospitalized
Dec. 18-24 … 738 cases (105.4 per day), 1 death, 44 hospitalized
Dec. 25-31 … 1479 cases (211.3 per day, 3 deaths, 67 hospitalized
Jan. 1-7 … 1561 cases (223.0 per day), 2 deaths, not available
Jan. 8-14 … 1123 cases (160.4 per day), 4 deaths, not available

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 Dec. 15 is listed below from the Georgia Department of Public Health:

DAY, DATE … Confirmed Cases (Change), Deaths (Change), Hospitalized (Change)
Wednesday, Dec. 15 … 13,368 cases (+23), 352 deaths (0), 907 hospitalizations (+2)
Thursday, Dec. 16 … 13,408 cases (+40), 352 deaths (0), 909 hospitalizations (+2)
Friday, Dec. 17 … 13,455 cases (+47), 355 deaths (+3), 910 hospitalizations (+1)
Saturday, Dec. 18 … 13,514 cases (+59), 355 deaths (0)
Sunday, Dec. 19 … 13,571 cases (+57), 355 deaths (0)
Monday, Dec. 20 … 13,643 cases (+72), 355 deaths (0), 929 hospitalizations (+19**)
Tuesday, Dec. 21 … 13,705 cases (+62), 355 deaths (0), 930 hospitalizations (+1)
Wednesday, Dec. 22 … 13,847 cases (+142), 356 deaths (+1), 936 hospitalizations (+6)
Thursday, Dec. 23 … 14,020 cases (+173), 356 deaths (0), 941 hospitalizations (+5)
Friday, Dec. 24 … 14,193 cases (+173), 356 deaths (0), 954 hospitalizations (+13)
Saturday, Dec. 25 … 14,375 cases (+182), 356 deaths (0), not available
Sunday, Dec. 26 … 14,491 cases (+116), 356 deaths (0), not available
Monday, Dec. 27 … 14,576 cases (+85), 356 deaths (0), 976 hospitalizations (+22**)
Tuesday, Dec. 28 … 14,694 cases (+118), 357 deaths (+1), 985 hospitalizations (+9)
Wednesday, Dec. 29 … 14,987 cases (+293), 357 deaths (0), 1,001 hospitalizations (+16)
Thursday, Dec. 30 … 15,373 cases (+386), 358 deaths (+1), 1,015 hospitalizations (+14)
Friday, Dec. 31 … 15,672 cases (+299), 359 deaths (+1), 1,021 hospitalizations (+6)
Saturday, Jan. 1 … 15,934 cases (+262), 359 deaths (0), not available
Sunday, Jan. 2 … 16,224 cases (+290), 359 deaths (0), not available
Monday, Jan. 3 … 16,413 cases (+189), 359 deaths (0), not available
Tuesday, Jan. 4 … 16,549 cases (+136), 359 deaths (0), 1,073 hospitalizations (+52***)
Wednesday, Jan. 5 … 16,732 cases (+183), 360 deaths (+1), 1077 hospitalizations (+4)
Thursday, Jan. 6 … 16,967 cases (+235), 360 deaths (0), not available
Friday, Jan. 7 … 17,233 cases (+266), 361 deaths (+1), not available
Saturday, Jan. 8 … 17,406 cases (+173), 361 deaths (0), not available
Sunday, Jan. 9 … 17,607 cases (+201), 361 deaths (0), not available
Monday, Jan. 10 … 17,724 cases (+117), 361 deaths (0), 1,109 hospitalizations (+32^)
Tuesday, Jan. 11 … 17,931 cases (+207), 362 deaths (+1), 1,123 hospitalizations (+14)
Wednesday, Jan. 12 … 18,009 cases (+78), 362 deaths (0), 1,125 hospitalizations (+2)
Thursday, Jan. 13 … 18,226 cases (+217), 364 deaths (+2), 1,134 hospitalizations (+9)
Friday, Jan. 14 … 18,356 cases (+130), 365 deaths (+1), 1,138 hospitalizations (+4)

** denotes 3-day total (Saturday-Sunday-Monday)
*** denotes 4-day total (Saturday-Sunday-Monday-Tuesday)
^ denotes 5-day total (Thursday-Friday-Saturday-Sunday-Monday)
## Thanksgiving holiday total (Nov. 24-Nov. 29)

Single-day highs: 386 cases (Dec. 30, 2021), 6 deaths (2 times, last Oct. 15, 2021), 25 hospitalizations (Sept. 14, 2021), 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 Monday thru Friday at 3 p.m. To access this daily report, visit: https://dph.georgia.gov/covid-19-daily-status-report.

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