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Two new COVID-19 deaths over weekend in Coweta


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  • Sep. 28, 2020 - 4:34 PM

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Two new COVID-19 deaths over weekend in Coweta

The Newnan Times-Herald

Coweta County reported two new COVID-related deaths over the weekend, bringing the total number of deaths to 46, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health.

The deaths of a 52-year-old man and a 64-year-old woman – neither of whom had chronic medical conditions, according to the DPH data – were reported Friday and Saturday.

Thirty-six new COVID-19 cases have been confirmed since Friday in Coweta, which has a cumulative total of 2,614 as of the DPH’S Monday report.

Coweta’s hospitalizations rose to 130 – up three from Friday – and the case rate per 100,000 Cowetans is now 1,719 (+86), according to the DPH.

Across Georgia, the DPH reported 315,281 cumulative cases on Monday and 6,961 total deaths, including 87 new deaths since Friday.

More than 28,000 people have been admitted to Georgia hospitals for COVID-19 treatment since the health crisis began, and nearly 5,200 of those patients have been admitted to intensive care units.

According to statistics posted by the DPH Monday, a total of 2,898,498 molecular tests for active infections have been performed at drive-thru sites and facilities statewide, with a current positive rate of 10.1 percent.*

A total of 301,452 serology tests for antibodies from previous infections have been performed statewide, with an 8.3 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. 25

Ansley Park Health and Rehabilitation

450 Newnan Lakes Blvd., Newnan

Residents: 44

Positive Residents: 0

Resident Deaths: 0

Residents Recovered: 0

COVID Positive Staff: 5

Avalon Health and Rehabilitation

120 Spring St., Newnan

Residents: 51

COVID Positive Residents: 45

Resident Deaths: 9

Residents Recovered: 35

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

Newnan Health and Rehabilitation

244 E. Broad St., Newnan

Residents: 76

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: 2

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. 28

Total students: 22,181

Self-identified positive, reported Monday: 3

Self-identified positive, Sept. 18-24: 15

Quarantined or isolated, Sept. 18-24: 932

Total staff: 3,052

Self-identified positive, reported Monday: 3

Self-identified positive, Sept. 18-24: 8

Quarantined or isolated, Sept. 18-24: 201

Coweta’s neighboring counties (since Friday):

Cases, deaths and case rates are cumulative.

Carroll County – 2,788 cases (+54) and 68 deaths (+2). Hospitalizations: 156 (+3). Case rate per 100,000 people: 2,321 (+45).

Fayette County – 1,855 cases (+47) and 50 deaths (+1). Hospitalizations: 104. Case rate per 100,000 people: 1,578 (+40).

Fulton County – 27,605 cases (+216) and 575 deaths (+4). Hospitalizations: 2,401 (+19). Case rate per 100,000 people: 2,511 (+120.

Heard County – 194 cases (+2) and 5 deaths. Hospitalizations: 15. Case rate per 100,000 people: 1,568 (+16).

Meriwether County – 544 cases and 13 deaths. Hospitalizations: 70 (+1). Case rate per 100,000 people: 2,588.

Spalding County – 1,336 (+9) cases and 61 deaths. Hospitalizations: 189 (+1). Case rate per 100,000 people: 1,933 (+13).

Troup County – 2,805 cases (+9) and 99 deaths (+3). Hospitalizations: 308. Case rate per 100,000 people: 3,983 (+13).

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 33 million people have been sickened by COVID-19 in 235 countries, areas and territories, and more than 996,000 have died, according to the WHO.

More than 202,300 COVID-19-related deaths and 7 million confirmed infections have been reported in the United States, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which on Monday reported 36,335 new U.S. cases and 295 new deaths since Sunday.

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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

24 – 2,568 cases, 44 deaths

25 – 2,578 cases, 44 deaths

26 – 2,601 cases, 45 deaths

27 – 2,605 cases, 46 deaths

28 – 2,614 cases, 46 deaths

(To date: 365 new cases, 20 new deaths)