Tuesday, May 26, 2020

One New COVID-19 Death And 42 New Cases Added In Department of Public Health Daily Status Report For Northeast Health District

***Death In Walton County***

The Northeast Health District added 42 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and one death attributed to the disease in the Department of Public Health Daily Status Report issued at 1 p.m. on Tuesday.

The seven-day rolling average of cases added in the district dropped from 25.0 on Monday to 24.9 on Tuesday, while the seven-day average of added deaths remained steady at 1.4.

The new death was of an 87-year-old female in Walton County with no known chronic conditions.

The 10-county Northeast Health District now has recorded 1,269 cases of COVID-19 and 57 deaths attributed to the disease.

Oconee County added no new cases on Tuesday, and its total number of confirmed cases over time is 105, with five deaths attributed to the disease.

The Georgia Emergency Management Agency, in its situation report for late Monday, listed 12 Critical Care Beds available in area hospitals, down from 24 on May 23. According to the report, the area hospitals have 70 Critical Care Beds, and 58 of them were in use.

State Data

Across the state, the number of added COVID-19 cases on Tuesday was 386, and the seven-day rolling average of added cases fell from 751.9 on Monday to 715.6 on Tuesday.

The Department of Public Health Daily Status Report listed 41 new COVID-19 deaths in the state on Tuesday, and the seven-day rolling average of added deaths increased from 26.9 on Monday to 29.6 on Tuesday.

The Department of Health reported that only 22 of those 41 deaths were in the last 14 days, with one of those 19 older deaths having occurred as far back as April 13.

The seven-day average of deaths dated by time of occurrence was higher across each of the last 14 days than it was the day earlier, giving another indication that the number of deaths attributed to the disease is increasing in the state.

The Georgia Emergency Management Agency reported in its late Monday report that Current COVID-19 Hospitalizations increased by 44 on Monday and that available ventilators decreased by five.


Charts 1, 2, 4 and 5 below are based on the Department of Public Health Daily Status Report, updated with data from the 1 p.m. report on Tuesday.

Charts 1 and 2 provide data for the 10-county Northeast Health District, which includes Oconee and Clarke counties, while Charts 4 and 5 are for the entire state.

Chart 3 below is based on the Georgia Emergency Management Agency Situation Report COVID-19, with the most recent data for the 12-county region that includes Oconee and Clarke counties taken from the Monday report.

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