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Coweta reports 18th COVID-19 death


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  • Jul. 30, 2020 - 3:56 PM

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Coweta reports 18th COVID-19 death

The Newnan Times-Herald

(July 29, 2020) – A 59-year-old man with no underlying health conditions has died of COVID-19, becoming the 18th person in Coweta County to die of the disease.

The man’s death was reported by the Georgia Department of Public Health on Wednesday. The DPH also reported 25 new infections in Coweta, as confirmed cases rose to 1,258 from the 1,233 cases reported Tuesday.

Hospitalizations rose to 85 (+1) and the case rate per 100,000 Cowetans rose to 827.63 (+16.45), according to the DPH.

Across Georgia, the DPH reported 178,323 (+3,373) cases Wednesday, up 4,658 from Tuesday, and 3,642 deaths (+79). The DPH also reported a total of 17,964 hospitalizations (+420) since the crisis began and 3,301 (+65) admissions to intensive care units.

A total of 1,512,464 molecular tests for active infections have been performed at drive-thru sites and facilities statewide, with a 10.8 percent positive* rate. A total of 217,543 serology tests for antibodies from previous infections have been performed statewide, with a 6.3 percent positive rate.

Long–Term Care Facility COVID–19 Report

(Most recent, released July 29)


Ansley Park Health and Rehabilitation

450 Newnan Lakes Blvd., Newnan

Residents: 39 (+2)

Positive Residents: 0

Resident Deaths: 0

Residents Recovered: 0

COVID Positive Staff: 1


Avalon Health and Rehabilitation

120 Spring St., Newnan

Residents: 63

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

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: 34

COVID Positive Residents: 3

Resident Deaths: 0

Residents Recovered: 3

COVID Positive Staff: 9


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


Coweta’s neighboring counties (as of July 29):

Carroll County – 1,653 cases (+25) and 42 deaths. Hospitalizations: 123 (+1). Case rate per 100,000 people: 1,376.14 (+28.31).

Fayette County – 873 cases (+18) and 24 deaths (+3). Hospitalizations: 59 (+3). Case rate per 100,000 people: 742.70 (+15.31).

Fulton County – 16,867 cases (+385) and 381 deaths (+8). Hospitalizations: 1,681 (+22). Case rate per 100,000 people: 1,534.51 (+35.03).

Heard County – 125 cases (+5) and 3 deaths. Hospitalizations: 9. Case rate per 100,000 people: 1,010.51 (+40.42).

Meriwether County – 338 cases (+6) and 5 deaths (+1). Hospitalizations: 38 (+5). Case rate per 100,000 people: 1,607.99 (+28.54).

Spalding County – 802 (+11) cases and 38 deaths (+5). Hospitalizations: 105 (+18). Case rate per 100,000 people: 1,160.47 (+15.92).

Troup County – 2,130 cases (+21) and 53 deaths (+8). Hospitalizations: 238 (+34). Case rate per 100,000 people: 3,024.97 (+29.83).

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

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 16.5 million people have been sickened by COVID–19 in 216 countries, areas and territories, and more than 655,000 have died, according to the WHO.

More than 148,000 COVID-19-related deaths and 4.3 million confirmed infections have been reported in the United States, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which reported 59,862 new cases and 1,194 new deaths between Tuesday and Wednesday.

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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

24 – 1,136 cases, 17 deaths

25 – 1,168 cases, 17 deaths

26 – 1,168 cases, 17 deaths

27 – 1,207 cases, 17 deaths

28 – 1,233 cases, 17 deaths

29 – 1,258 cases, 18 deaths

(To date: 582 new cases, 3 new deaths)