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Coweta records 3 more COVID-19 deaths in a week


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  • Sep. 14, 2020 - 6:41 PM

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Coweta records 3 more COVID-19 deaths in a week

The Newnan Times-Herald

(Friday, Sept. 11) – Three new COVID-19 deaths were reported in Coweta County by the Georgia Department of Health last week.

The deaths of a 67-year-old man and a 90-year-old man were reported Tuesday, and the death of a 60-year-old woman was reported Thursday. According to the DPH, the 67-year-old had chronic health conditions but the other two victims did not.

Eight new deaths from COVID-19 have been reported in Coweta since the beginning of September, bringing the total number to 34.

The total number of COVID-19 cases in Coweta rose to 2,379 Friday, up from 2,308 on Sept. 4, according to the DPH.

Coweta’s hospitalizations rose to 112 – up one from Sept. 4 – and the case rate per 100,000 Cowetans is now 1,565 (+47), according to the DPH’s Friday data report.

Across Georgia, the DPH reported 279,354 cumulative cases on Friday – an increase of more than 6,600 since Sept. 1 – and 5,931 total deaths, including 198 new deaths since Sept. 1.

More than 26,000 people have been admitted to Georgia hospitals for COVID-19 treatment since the health crisis began, and nearly 4,800 of those patients have been admitted to intensive care units.

According to statistics posted by the DPH Friday, a total of 2,558,319 molecular tests for active infections have been performed at drive-thru sites and facilities statewide, with a current positive rate of 10.4 percent.*

A total of 287,173 serology tests for antibodies from previous infections have been performed statewide, with a 7.9 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

Most recent report, released Sept. 11


Ansley Park Health and Rehabilitation

450 Newnan Lakes Blvd., Newnan

Residents: 42

Positive Residents: 0

Resident Deaths: 0

Residents Recovered: 0

COVID Positive Staff: 7


Avalon Health and Rehabilitation

120 Spring St., Newnan

Residents: 49

COVID Positive Residents: 45

Resident Deaths: 7

Residents Recovered: 25

COVID Positive Staff: 18


Benton House of Newnan

25 Newnan Lakes Blvd., Newnan

NOT LISTED IN THIS REPORT


Insignia of Newnan

27 Belk Road, Newnan

Residents: 33

COVID Positive Residents: 5

Resident Deaths: 0

Residents Recovered: 5

COVID Positive Staff: 3


Monarch House

244 E. Broad St., Newnan

Residents: 37

COVID Positive Residents: 0

Resident Deaths: 0

Residents Recovered: 0

COVID Positive Staff: 2

(EDITOR’S NOTE: Department of Community Health reports last week erroneously attributed up to three deaths at Monarch House to COVID-19. An official with Monarch House said no residents at the facility have tested positive for COVID-19, and that the deaths were unrelated to COVID-19.)


Newnan Health and Rehabilitation

244 E. Broad St., Newnan

Residents: 67

COVID Positive Residents: 46

Resident Deaths: 12

Residents Recovered: 42

COVID Positive Staff: 19


The Plaza (Wesley Woods PCH)

2280 North Highway 29

NOT LISTED IN THIS REPORT


Watercrest Newnan Assisted Living and Memory Care

285 Summerlin Blvd., Newnan

Residents: 38

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: 20

COVID Positive Residents: 0

Resident Deaths: 0

Residents Recovered: 0

COVID Positive Staff: 1

Coweta’s neighboring counties (since Sept. 4):

Cases, deaths and case rates are cumulative.

Carroll County – 2,495 cases (+91) and 63 deaths. Hospitalizations: 151 (+3). Case rate per 100,000 people: 2,077 (+76).

Fayette County – 1,657 cases (+44) and 44 deaths (+4). Hospitalizations: 87 (+4). Case rate per 100,000 people: 1,409 (+37).

Fulton County – 26,022 cases (+583) and 551 deaths (+16). Hospitalizations: 2,241 (+38). Case rate per 100,000 people: 2,367 (+53).

Heard County – 180 cases (+4) and 5 deaths. Hospitalizations: 12. Case rate per 100,000 people: 1,455 (+33).

Meriwether County – 513 cases (+14) and 11 deaths. Hospitalizations: 67 (+1). Case rate per 100,000 people: 2,440 (+67).

Spalding County – 1,240 (+38) cases and 54 deaths (+3). Hospitalizations: 172 (+9). Case rate per 100,000 people: 1,794 (+55).

Troup County – 2,679 cases (+45) and 91 deaths (+2). Hospitalizations: 298 (+6). Case rate per 100,000 people: 3,804 (+64).

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 28 million people have been sickened by COVID–19 in 216 countries, areas and territories, and more than 906,000 have died, according to the WHO.

More than 191,000 COVID-19-related deaths and 6.3 million confirmed infections have been reported in the United States, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which on Friday reported nearly 249,000 new U.S. cases since Sept. 4.

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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: 620 new cases, 4 new deaths

AUGUST 2020: 953 new cases, 7 new deaths

SEPTEMBER 2020

1 – 2,266 cases, 26 deaths

2 – 2,284 cases, 26 deaths

3 – 2,297 cases, 29 deaths

4 – 2,308 cases, 31 deaths

5 – 2,325 cases, 31 deaths

6 – 2,337 cases, 32 deaths

7 – 2,339 cases, 32 deaths

8 – 2,346 cases, 33 deaths

9 – 2,357 cases, 33 deaths

10 – 2,375 cases, 34 deaths

11 – 2,379 cases, 34 deaths

(To date: 130 new cases, 8 new deaths)