Weekly Report: Coweta surpasses 9,000 COVID cases

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Georgia’s cumulative COVID-19 cases thru July 26, 2021.

From Staff Reports

THE SKINNY – Coweta County has now confirmed more than 9,000 cumulative COVID-19 cases since the pandemic began.

Below is a summary of COVID-19 data thru Monday, July 26 from  the Georgia Department of Public Health.

COWETA COUNTY CASES

Coweta County confirmed 68 new COVID-19 cases for the past week with 0 deaths and 1 hospitalization for the period of July 20-26. Those totals push Coweta’s cumulative number of cases to 9,044 since the pandemic began in March 2020.

The 68 cases is an increase of 31 from the previous week for an average of 9.7 per day. COVID-related deaths were down 2 and hospitalizations down 1 from the July 13-19 reporting period.

So far in July, Coweta has registered 147 COVID cases (5.6 per day), 3 deaths (0.1 per day) and 8 hospitalizations (0.3 per day). By comparison, Coweta’s June daily averages were 2.5 cases per day, 0.3 deaths and 0.8 hospitalizations.

Regarding vaccinations, the Georgia Department of Public Health reports that 99,725 vaccinations have been applied here in Coweta County through July 26. Of those, 54,518 people or 38 percent have 1 dose of the vaccine while 49,023 or 34 percent of Coweta residents have been fully vaccinated.

The positive test rate of all persons tested in Coweta is 10.0 percent, and in the last two weeks stands at 9.2 percent. Last week, those test rates were at 10.0 and 5.0, respectively.

Overall, Coweta has confirmed cumulative totals of 9044 cases, 220 deaths (with an additional 14 probable deaths) and 415 hospitalizations since the pandemic began. Coweta remains ranked 23rd in Georgia (out of 159 counties) in cumulative cases, 18th in deaths due to COVID and 34th in COVID-related hospitalizations.

GEORGIA CASES

This past week, Georgia confirmed 9570 new COVID-19 cases for an average of 1367 per day. That’s an increase of 4452 cases from last week’s reporting period (July 13-19). Other numbers for the past week included 51 deaths (up 2), 466 hospitalizations (up 5) and 77 ICU admits (down 10).

Regarding vaccinations, the Georgia Department of Public Health reports that 8,670,214 vaccinations have been applied here in Georgia through July 26. Of those, 4,683,212 Georgia residents or 45 percent have 1 dose of the vaccine while 4,153,478 or 40 percent have been fully vaccinated.

All four patient census categories rose in the past week. The number of COVID Patients Hospitalized is now at 1394 or 8.9 percent of all people hospitalized in Georgia (up 510 from last week). ICU Beds in Use rose by 78 and is now 2349 or 79.6 percent capacity statewide. In-Patient Hospital Beds in Use also increased by 174, now standing at 12,307 or 80.9 percent capacity. And Adult Ventilators in Use rose by 71 and now is at 962 or 27.2 percent capacity.

The overall positive test rate of all persons tested in Georgia is 10.6 percent, and in the last two weeks, it is at 8.3 percent. Last week, those numbers were 10.6 and 4.7, respectively.

Georgia has confirmed cumulative totals of 922,346 cases, 18,675 deaths, 66,492 hospitalizations and 11,314 ICU admits thru July 26 since the pandemic began.

Georgia’s single-day highs follow: cases (10,379 on Jan. 8, 2021); deaths (184 on Feb. 12, 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 (July 20-26) are listed below.

Fulton … 86,091 – 1375 (962 cases, 6 deaths)
Coweta …9044 – 220 (68 cases, 0 deaths)
Carroll … 7662 – 133 (60 cases, 1 death)
Fayette … 6965 – 162 (61 cases, 0 deaths)
Troup … 6333 – 202 (123 cases, 1 death)
Spalding … 4354 – 170 (67 cases, 1 death)
Meriwether … 1601 – 79 (14 cases, 0 deaths)
Heard … 669 – 18 (4 cases, 0 deaths)

COWETA COUNTY MONTH-BY MONTH

The month-by-month cumulative breakdown (March 2020 to July 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 … 147 cases (5.6 per day), 3 deaths, 8 hospitalizations

COWETA COUNTY DAY-BY-DAY

The day-by-day cumulative breakdown of confirmed COVID-19 cases, deaths and hospitalizations in Coweta County since July 1 from the Georgia Department of Public Health:

DAY, DATE … Confirmed Cases (Change), Deaths (Change), Hospitalized (Change)
Thursday, July 1 … 8898 cases (+1), 218 deaths (+1), 407 hospitalized (0)
Friday, July 2 … 8901 cases (+3), 218 deaths (0), 407 hospitalized (0)
Saturday, July 3 … Data not available
Sunday, July 4 … Data not available
Monday, July 5 … Data not available
Tuesday, July 6* … 8914 cases (+13), 218 deaths (0), 407 hospitalized (0)
Wednesday, July 7 … 8918 cases (+4), 218 deaths (0), 407 hospitalized (0)
Thursday, July 8 … 8924 cases (+6), 218 deaths (0), 407 hospitalized (0)
Friday, July 9 … 8930 cases (+6), 218 deaths (0), 410 hospitalized (+3)
Saturday, July 10 … Data not available
Sunday, July 11 … Data not available
Monday, July 12** … 8939 cases (+9), 218 deaths (0), 412 hospitalized (+2)
Tuesday, July 13 … 8945 cases (+6), 219 deaths (+1), 413 hospitalized (+1)
Wednesday, July 14 … 8950 cases (+5), 219 deaths (0), 414 hospitalized (+1)
Thursday, July 15 … 8953 cases (+3), 219 deaths (0), 414 hospitalized (0)
Friday, July 16 … 8959 cases (+6), 219 deaths (0), 414 hospitalized (0)
Saturday, July 17 … Data not available
Sunday, July 18 … Data not available
Monday, July 19** … 8976 cases (+17), 220 deaths (+1), 414 hospitalized (0)
Tuesday, July 20 … 8977 cases (+1), 220 deaths (0), 414 hospitalized (0)
Wednesday, July 21 … 8985 cases (+8), 220 deaths (0), 414 hospitalized (0)
Thursday, July 22 … 8997 cases (+12), 220 deaths (0), 414 hospitalized (0)
Friday, July 23 … 9012 cases (+15), 220 deaths (0), 414 hospitalized (0)
Saturday, July 24 … Data not available
Sunday, July 25 … Data not available
Monday, July 26** … 9044 cases (+32), 220 deaths (0), 415 hospitalized (+1)

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

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).

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

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