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Coweta reports 54 new COVID-19 cases over weekend


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  • Nov. 16, 2020 - 10:28 PM

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Coweta reports 54 new COVID-19 cases over weekend

The Newnan Times-Herald

The total number of COVID-19 cases in Coweta rose to 3,195 Monday, with the Georgia Department of Public Health reporting 54 new infections over the weekend.

Sixty-four Cowetans have died of the disease, including an 81-year-old man confirmed dead Friday. According to the DPH, there are another four probable deaths* from COVID-19 as of Monday’s report.

Hospitalizations remained at 159 and the case rate per 100,000 Cowetans is now 2,101 (+35).

Across Georgia, the DPH reported 387,930 cumulative cases on Monday and 8,471 total confirmed deaths. Another 496 probable deaths* from COVID-19 in Georgia also were reported Monday.

More than 33,200 people have been admitted to Georgia hospitals for COVID-19 treatment since the health crisis began, and 6,229 of those patients have been admitted to intensive care units.

According to statistics posted by the DPH Monday, a total of 3,900,708 molecular tests for active infections have been performed at drive-thru sites and facilities statewide, with a current positive rate of 9.3 percent.**

A total of 346,476 serology tests for antibodies from previous infections have been performed statewide, with a 9.5 percent positive rate.

* This number includes individuals who are antigen positive or individuals with compatible illness and known close contact to a case that were either reported to DPH as deceased by healthcare providers or medical examiners/coroners, or identified by death certificates with COVID-19 indicated as the cause of death. It also includes cases in which there is evidence that COVID contributed to the individual’s death OR individuals with a death certificate that has COVID-19 indicated as the cause of death and there is no laboratory evidence for SARS-CoV-2.

**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 Nov. 16

Ansley Park Health and Rehabilitation

450 Newnan Lakes Blvd., Newnan

Residents: 45

Positive Residents: 0

Resident Deaths: 0

Residents Recovered: 0

COVID Positive Staff: 7

Avalon Health and Rehabilitation

120 Spring St., Newnan

Residents: 59

COVID Positive Residents: 46

Resident Deaths: 10

Residents Recovered: 35

COVID Positive Staff: 21

Benton House of Newnan

25 Newnan Lakes Blvd., Newnan

NOT LISTED IN THIS REPORT

Insignia of Newnan

27 Belk Road, Newnan

Residents: 29

COVID Positive Residents: 5

Resident Deaths: 0

Residents Recovered: 5

COVID Positive Staff: 3

Monarch House

299 Bullsboro Drive, 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: 67

COVID Positive Residents: 46

Resident Deaths: 12

Residents Recovered: 42

COVID Positive Staff: 20

The Plaza (Wesley Woods PCH)

2280 N. Highway 29

NOT LISTED IN THIS REPORT

Watercrest Newnan Assisted Living and Memory Care

285 Summerlin Blvd., Newnan

Residents: 36

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: 21

COVID Positive Residents: 0

Resident Deaths: 0

Residents Recovered: 0

COVID Positive Staff: 2

Coweta County School System

Most recent data, updated Nov. 13

Total students: 22,181

Self-identified positive: 4

Self-identified positive (Nov. 6-12): 15

Quarantined or isolated (Nov. 6-12): 830

Total staff: 3,052

Self-identified positive: 1

Self-identified positive (Nov. 6-12): 6

Quarantined or isolated (Nov. 6-12): 163

Coweta’s neighboring counties (since Nov. 13):

Cases, deaths and case rates are cumulative.

Carroll County – 3,743 confirmed cases (+47), 81 confirmed deaths and 9 probable deaths. Hospitalizations: 213 (+3). Case rate per 100,000 people: 3,116 (+40).

Fayette County – 2,373 confirmed cases (+53), 61 confirmed deaths (+1) and 1 probable death. Hospitalizations: 143 (+1). Case rate per 100,000 people: 2,018 (+45).

Fulton County – 33,980 confirmed cases (+430), 651 confirmed deaths (+2) and 26 probable deaths. Hospitalizations: 2,770 (+9). Case rate per 100,000 people: 3,091 (+39).

Heard County – 267 confirmed cases (+4) and 7 confirmed deaths. Hospitalizations: 18. Case rate per 100,000 people: 2,158 (+49).

Meriwether County – 621 confirmed cases (+3) and 19 confirmed deaths. Hospitalizations: 84. Case rate per 100,000 people: 2,954 (+14).

Spalding County – 1,759 (+19) confirmed cases, 68 confirmed deaths (+1) and 6 probable deaths. Hospitalizations: 221. Case rate per 100,000 people: 2,545 (+28).

Troup County – 3,184 confirmed cases (+36), 115 confirmed deaths and 1 probable death. Hospitalizations: 352. Case rate per 100,000 people: 4,521 (+51).

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 54.3 million people have been sickened by COVID-19 in 235 countries, areas and territories, and more than 1.3 million have died, according to the WHO.

Nearly 245,500 COVID-19-related deaths and nearly 11 million confirmed infections have been reported in the United States, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, including 138,025 new cases and 660 new deaths between Sunday and Monday.

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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: 327 new cases, 16 new deaths

NOVEMBER 2020

1 – 3,018 cases, 63 deaths

2 – 3,030 cases, 63 deaths

3 – 3,038 cases, 63 deaths

4 – 3,048 cases, 63 deaths

5 – 3,058 cases, 63 deaths

6 – 3,069 cases, 63 deaths

7 – 3,086 cases, 63 deaths

8 – 3,092 cases, 63 deaths

9 – 3,103 cases, 63 deaths

10 – 3,111 cases, 63 deaths

11 – 3,120 cases, 63 deaths

12 – 3,132 cases, 63 deaths

13 – 3,141 cases, 64 deaths

14 – 3,163 cases, 64 deaths

15 – 3,183 cases, 64 deaths

16 – 3,195 cases, 64 deaths

(To date: 182 new cases, 1 new death)