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Total Coweta COVID-19 cases rise to 2,699


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  • Oct. 12, 2020 - 5:51 PM

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Total Coweta COVID-19 cases rise to 2,699

The Newnan Times-Herald

The total number of COVID-19 cases in Coweta rose to 2,699 Wednesday, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health.

Fifty-two Cowetans have died of the disease. Hospitalizations remained to 136, according to the DPH, and the case rate per 100,000 Cowetans is now 1,775.

Across Georgia, the DPH reported 326,142 cumulative cases on Wednesday and 7,259 total deaths, including 30 new deaths since Tuesday.

More than 29,300 people have been admitted to Georgia hospitals for COVID-19 treatment since the health crisis began, and more than 5,400 of those patients have been admitted to intensive care units.

According to statistics posted by the DPH Wednesday, a total of 3,058,187 molecular tests for active infections have been performed at drive-thru sites and facilities statewide, with a current positive rate of 10 percent.*

A total of 307,358 serology tests for antibodies from previous infections have been performed statewide, with an 8.5 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 Oct. 6

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: 56

COVID Positive Residents: 45

Resident Deaths: 10

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

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: 70

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: 20

COVID Positive Residents: 0

Resident Deaths: 0

Residents Recovered: 0

COVID Positive Staff: 1

Coweta County School System

Most recent data, updated Oct. 7

Total students: 22,181

Self-identified positive (Wednesday): 0

Self-identified positive (Sept. 25-Oct. 1): 9

Quarantined or isolated (Sept. 25-Oct. 1): 819

Total staff: 3,052

Self-identified positive (Wednesday): 1

Self-identified positive (Sept. 25-Oct. 1): 9

Quarantined or isolated (Sept. 25-Oct. 1): 216

Coweta’s neighboring counties (since Tuesday):

Cases, deaths and case rates are cumulative.

Carroll County – 2,909 cases (+17) and 70 deaths. Hospitalizations: 166 (+1). Case rate per 100,000 people: 2,421 (+14).

Fayette County – 1,937 cases (+6) and 52 deaths. Hospitalizations: 111. Case rate per 100,000 people: 1,647 (+5).

Fulton County – 28,392 cases (+134) and 581 deaths. Hospitalizations: 2,472 (+10). Case rate per 100,000 people: 2,583 (+13).

Heard County – 201 cases and 6 deaths. Hospitalizations: 15. Case rate per 100,000 people: 1,624.

Meriwether County – 560 cases and 14 deaths. Hospitalizations: 74. Case rate per 100,000 people: 2,664.

Spalding County – 1,381 (+8) cases and 62 deaths. Hospitalizations: 192 (+1). Case rate per 100,000 people: 1,986 (+55).

Troup County – 2,868 cases (+7) and 102 deaths. Hospitalizations: 317 (+1). Case rate per 100,000 people: 4,073 (+10).

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 35.6 million people have been sickened by COVID-19 in 235 countries, areas and territories, and more than 1 million have died, according to the WHO.

More than 210,000 COVID-19-related deaths and 7.4 million confirmed infections have been reported in the United States, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which reported 38,984 new U.S. cases and 672 new deaths between Tuesday and Wednesday.

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Coweta County Case History

MARCH 2020: 32 cases, 2 deaths

APRIL 2020: 154 new cases, 2 new deaths

MAY 2020: 221 new cases, 5 new deaths

JUNE 2020: 251 new cases, 6 new deaths

JULY 2020: 620 new cases, 4 new deaths

AUGUST 2020: 953 new cases, 7 new deaths

SEPTEMBER 2020: 362 new cases, 21 new deaths

OCTOBER 2020

1 – 2,637 cases, 48 deaths

2 – 2,646 cases, 48 deaths

3 – 2,662 cases, 49 deaths

4 – 2,669 cases, 50 deaths

5 – 2,675 cases, 51 deaths

6 – 2,687 cases, 52 deaths

7 – 2,699 cases, 52 deaths

(To date: 71 new cases, 5 new deaths)