Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Seven-Day Rolling Averages Of COVID-19 Cases And Deaths Increase Slightly In Northeast Health District

***Death Recorded In Elbert County***

The Northeast Health District added 102 COVID-19 cases and one death from the disease with the release of the Department of Public Health Daily Status Report on Tuesday.

The seven-day rolling average of both cases and deaths increased slightly on Tuesday from Monday.

Every county in the 10-county District added cases, with Oconee County adding three and Clarke County adding 18. In both counties, the seven-day rolling average of added cases dropped slightly on Tuesday from Monday.

Monday, October 19, 2020

Department of Public Health Lists 44 COVID-19 Cases, One Death; Department Of Community Health Lists Oconee County Death

***Rolling Average Of Cases Increases Slightly***

The Northeast Health District added 44 confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Monday in the Daily Status Report and one death, pushing up the seven-day rolling average for added cases but producing no change in the seven-day rolling average for added deaths.

The 44 cases were not evenly spread around the 10-county District. Clarke, Morgan and Oglethorpe counties did not add any cases. Oconee County added four cases, and Walton County added the most cases, 19.

Sunday, October 18, 2020

Seven-Day Rolling Average Of Added COVID-19 Cases Increases Slightly On Sunday In Northeast Health District

***66 New Cases And Two Deaths Reported***

The Northeast Health District added 66 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and two deaths from the disease on Sunday. The seven-day rolling average of added cases increased to 83.0 on Sunday from 81.9 on Saturday.

Every county in the 10-county Northeast Health District added at least two new confirmed cases on Sunday.

Oconee County’s State Legislative Candidates Differ In Their Lists Of Needs In The Districts They Seek To Represent

***Also Differ In Legislative Priorities***

Adam Hammond, moderator at the candidate forum last week sponsored by the Oconee Chamber of Commerce and the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce, posed a common question to Oconee County’s statehouse candidates.

“What are the three biggest needs in your district?” the former network anchor asked.

Saturday, October 17, 2020

Northeast Health District Adds Four COVID-19 Deaths, 73 Confirmed Cases; Rolling Average For Deaths Unchanged, Drops For Cases

***Three Deaths In Barrow, One in Jackson ***

The Northeast Health District added four COVID-19 deaths and 73 confirmed cases of the disease with the release of the Daily Status Report by the Department of Public Health on Saturday.

The 10-county District had added four deaths on Saturday of last week, and the seven-day rolling average of added deaths remained unchanged at 1.7.

The 73 added cases compared with 108 on last Saturday, and the seven-day rolling average of added cases dropped to 81.9 on Saturday from 86.9 on Friday. The rolling average had increased the last three days before Saturday’s report.

Friday, October 16, 2020

Northeast Health District Adds 123 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases And One Death From Disease, Edging Up Rolling Average Of Added Cases

Oconee County Schools Report Six Active COVID-19 Cases***

The Northeast Health District added 123 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Friday, pushing up the seven-day rolling average of added cases to 86.9, the highest that figure has been since Sept. 24. The seven-day rolling average of added cases had been 85.6 on Thursday.

The 10-county Northeast Health District added one additional death, of a 79-year-old male in Greene County without a chronic condition. The death was the 25th in Greene County and the 282nd in the District as a whole.

Thursday, October 15, 2020

Northeast Health District Adds One New COVID-19 Death And 99 New Confirmed Cases of Disease

***Rolling Average Of Deaths Unchanged; Average Of Cases Increases***

The Northeast Health District added one death from COVID-19 with the release of the Daily Status Report by the Department of Public Health on Thursday and 99 newly confirmed cases of the disease.

The District has added at least one death every day but two going back to Sept. 25, and the seven day rolling average was 2.0 deaths per day. That average is unchanged from Wednesday.