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48 new COVID-19 infections reported in Coweta


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  • Jul. 24, 2020 - 6:01 PM

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48 new COVID-19 infections reported in Coweta

The Newnan Times-Herald

(July 23, 2020) – Coweta County’s COVID-19 infections rose to 1,104 Thursday, up from 1,056 on Wednesday, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health.

Hospitalizations rose to 76 (+4) and the case rate per 100,000 Cowetans rose to 726.31 (+40.79), according to the DPH. Seventeen people have died of COVID-19 in Coweta County.

Across Georgia, the DPH reported 156,588 cases Thursday, up 4,286 from Wednesday, and 3360 deaths (+25). The DPH also reported a total of 16,353 hospitalizations (+431) since the crisis began and 3,034 (+63) admissions to intensive care units.

A total of 1,336,938 molecular tests for active infections have been performed at drive-thru sites and facilities statewide, with a 10.6 percent positive* rate. A total of 205,171 serology tests for antibodies from previous infections have been performed statewide, with a 6 percent positive rate.

*The number of positive tests is not the same as the number of cases. Some tests may not be reported to DPH through electronic laboratory reporting, and numbers may include multiple tests performed on the same individual.

Long–Term Care Facility COVID–19 Report (July 22)

Ansley Park Health and Rehabilitation

450 Newnan Lakes Blvd., Newnan

Residents: 36 (-2)

Positive Residents: 0

Resident Deaths: 0

Residents Recovered: 0

COVID Positive Staff: 1

Avalon Health and Rehabilitation

120 Spring St., Newnan

Residents: 64

COVID Positive Residents: 12

Resident Deaths: 0

Residents Recovered: 9

COVID Positive Staff: 0

Insignia of Newnan

27 Belk Road, Newnan

Residents: 31

COVID Positive Residents: 5

Resident Deaths: 0

Residents Recovered: 5

COVID Positive Staff: 3

Monarch House

244 E. Broad St., Newnan

Residents: 40

COVID Positive Residents: 0

Resident Deaths: 0

Residents Recovered: 0

COVID Positive Staff: 1

Newnan Health and Rehabilitation

244 E. Broad St., Newnan

Residents: 58

COVID Positive Residents: 46

Resident Deaths: 12

Residents Recovered: 32 (+2)

COVID Positive Staff: 19

The Plaza (Wesley Woods PCH)

NOT LISTED IN THIS REPORT

Watercrest Newnan Assisted Living and Memory Care

285 Summerlin Blvd., Newnan

Residents: 35 (+1)

COVID Positive Residents: 3

Resident Deaths: 0

Residents Recovered: 3

COVID Positive Staff: 8

Wesley Woods of Newnan Peachtree Nursing Home

110 Edgeworth Road, Newnan

Residents: 22

COVID Positive Residents: 0

Resident Deaths: 0

Residents Recovered: 0

COVID Positive Staff: 1

Neighboring counties (July 23)

Carroll County – 1,452 cases (+38) and 42 deaths. Hospitalizations: 122. Case rate per 100,000 people: 1,208.80 (+31.63).

Fayette County – 742 cases (+40) and 21 deaths. Hospitalizations: 57 (+1). Case rate per 100,000 people: 631.25 (+34.03).

Fulton County – 14,673 cases (+500) and 356 deaths (+6). Hospitalizations: 1,555 (+38). Case rate per 100,000 people: 1,334.90 (+45.85).

Heard County – 112 cases (+8) and 3 deaths. Hospitalizations: 9. Case rate per 100,000 people: 905.42 (+64.68.)

Meriwether County – 301 cases (+8) and 5 deaths (+1). Hospitalizations: 39 (+2). Case rate per 100,000 people: 1,431.97 (+38.06).

Spalding County – 689 (+13) cases and 35 deaths (+2). Hospitalizations: 97 (+6). Case rate per 100,000 people: 996.96 (+18.81).

Troup County – 1,999 cases (+42) and 50 deaths (+1). Hospitalizations: 210 (+3). Case rate per 100,000 people: 2,838.92 (+59.64).

For more information and statistics on the outbreak in Georgia, visit https://dph.georgia.gov/covid-19-daily-status-report .

The disease in the U.S. and worldwide

COVID–19 is the disease caused by the coronavirus SARS–CoV–2, which was identified after health officials reported a cluster of pneumonia cases in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China, to the World Health Organization in late 2019.

Since then, more than 15 million people have been sickened by COVID–19 in 216 countries, areas and territories, and more than 619,000 have died, according to the WHO.

More than 142,000 COVID-19-related deaths and 3.9 million confirmed infections have been reported in the United States, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which reported 70,106 new cases and 1,078 new deaths between Wednesday and Thursday.

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Coweta County Case History

MARCH 2020: 32 infections, 2 deaths

APRIL 2020: 154 new infections, 2 new deaths

MAY 2020: 221 new infections, 5 new deaths

JUNE 2020: 251 new infections, 6 new deaths

JULY 2020

1 – 684 cases, 16 deaths

2 – 708 cases, 16 deaths

3 – 754 cases, 16 deaths

4 – 766 cases, 16 deaths

5 – 777 cases, 16 deaths

6 – 787 cases, 16 deaths

7 – 794 cases, 16 deaths

8 – 806 cases, 16 deaths

9 – 821 cases, 16 deaths

10 – 856 cases, 16 deaths

11 – 881 cases, 16 deaths

12 – 888 cases, 16 deaths

13 – 897 cases, 16 deaths

14 – 914 cases, 16 deaths

15 – 927 cases, 16 deaths

16 – 938 cases, 16 deaths

17 – 963 cases, 16 deaths

18 – 988 cases, 16 deaths

19 – 1,010 cases, 16 deaths

20 – 1,019 cases, 16 deaths

21 – 1,042 cases, 17 deaths

22 – 1,056 cases, 17 deaths

23 – 1,104 cases, 17 deaths

(To date: 428 new cases, 2 new deaths)