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Coweta reports 43rd COVID-19 death


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  • Sep. 24, 2020 - 5:23 PM

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Coweta reports 43rd COVID-19 death

The Newnan Times-Herald

The death of a 60-year-old woman, reported by the Georgia Department of Public Health Wednesday, brings Coweta County’s total COVID-19 deaths to 43.

The DPH reported the woman had no chronic health conditions that might have contributed to her death.

The total number of COVID-19 cases in Coweta rose to 2,546 Wednesday, up from 2,527 on Tuesday, according to the DPH. Hospitalizations rose to 124, and the case rate per 100,000 Cowetans is now 1,674, according to the DPH’s Wednesday data report.

Across Georgia, the DPH reported 309,678 cumulative cases on Wednesday – an increase of 1,457 since Tuesday – and 6,773 total deaths, including 96 new deaths since Tuesday.

More than 27,700 people have been admitted to Georgia hospitals for COVID-19 treatment since the health crisis began, and more than 5,000 of those patients have been admitted to intensive care units.

According to statistics posted by the DPH Wednesday, a total of 2,803,215 molecular tests for active infections have been performed at drive-thru sites and facilities statewide, with a current positive rate of 10.3 percent.*

A total of 296,466 serology tests for antibodies from previous infections have been performed statewide, with an 8.2 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 facilities

Most recent report, released Sept. 23

Ansley Park Health and Rehabilitation

450 Newnan Lakes Blvd., Newnan

Residents: 43

Positive Residents: 0

Resident Deaths: 0

Residents Recovered: 0

COVID Positive Staff: 5

Avalon Health and Rehabilitation

120 Spring St., Newnan

Residents: 49

COVID Positive Residents: 45

Resident Deaths: 9

Residents Recovered: 33

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

299 Bullsboro Dr., Newnan

Residents: 37

COVID Positive Residents: 0

Resident Deaths: 0

Residents Recovered: 0

COVID Positive Staff: 2

Newnan Health and Rehabilitation

244 E. Broad St., Newnan

Residents: 75

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: 40

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: 19

COVID Positive Residents: 0

Resident Deaths: 0

Residents Recovered: 0

COVID Positive Staff: 1

Coweta County School System

Most recent data, updated Sept. 23

Total students: 22,181

Self-identified positive, reported Wednesday: 3

Self-identified positive, Sept. 11-17: 11

Quarantined or isolated, Sept. 11-17: 604

Total staff: 3,052

Self-identified positive, reported Wednesday: 0

Self-identified positive, Sept. 11-17: 13

Quarantined or isolated, Sept. 11-17: 198

Coweta’s neighboring counties (since Tuesday):

Cases, deaths and case rates are cumulative.

Carroll County – 2,682 cases (+19) and 64 (+1) deaths. Hospitalizations: 151. Case rate per 100,000 people: 2,232 (+17).

Fayette County – 1,763 cases (+9) and 49 deaths. Hospitalizations: 101 (+1). Case rate per 100,000 people: 1,492 (+52).

Fulton County – 27,247 cases (+125) and 565 deaths (+9). Hospitalizations: 2,366 (+20). Case rate per 100,000 people: 2,478 (+11).

Heard County – 189 cases and 5 deaths. Hospitalizations: 14. Case rate per 100,000 people: 1,527.

Meriwether County – 537 cases (+2) and 13 deaths. Hospitalizations: 68 (-1). Case rate per 100,000 people: 2,554 (+9).

Spalding County – 1,305 (+10) cases and 59 (+3) deaths. Hospitalizations: 187 (+5). Case rate per 100,000 people: 1,888 (+15).

Troup County – 2,776 cases (+13) and 95 deaths (+1). Hospitalizations: 306 (+2). Case rate per 100,000 people: 3,942 (+19).

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 31.4 million people have been sickened by COVID-19 in 235 countries, areas and territories, and more than 967,600 have died, according to the WHO.

More than 200,000 COVID-19-related deaths and 6.8 million confirmed infections have been reported in the United States, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which reported 49,285 new U.S. cases and 813 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: 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

12 – 2,396 cases, 37 deaths

13 – 2,402 cases, 38 deaths

14 – 2,412 cases, 40 deaths

15 – 2,428 cases, 40 deaths

16 – 2,446 cases, 40 deaths

17 – 2,465 cases, 40 deaths

18 – 2,483 cases, 40 deaths

19 – 2,499 cases, 41 deaths

20 – 2,505 cases, 41 deaths

21 – 2,513 cases, 41 deaths

22 – 2,527 cases, 42 deaths

23 – 2,546 cases, 43 deaths

(To date: 297 new cases, 17 new deaths)