The state of Georgia added 882 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Thursday Department of Public Health Daily Status Report, and that included 23 cases in the 10-county Northeast Health District.
For the state and the region, the number of newly identified cases was lower than the number added on Thursday of last week, and the seven-day rolling average of added cases dropped from 864.3 on Wednesday to 848.4 on Thursday at the state level and from 22.4 to 20.7 at the local level.
Clarke County added two new COVID-19 cases, and Barrow County added eight, but Oconee County was among the five counties in the Northeast Health District that did not add a case with the Thursday Daily Status Report.
Across the state, 30 new COVID-19 deaths were reported in the Daily Status Report on Thursday, but none of them was in the 10-county Northeast Health District.
The seven-day rolling average of added deaths dropped from 35.1 on Thursday to 32.9 across the state and from 1.6 to 1.4 in the Northeast Health District.
Of those 30 deaths added in the state, 23 occurred in the last 14 days, according to the Daily Status Report. The Department of Health removed four cases from the data file, so the total number of added cases was 34.
The Department of Community Health Long-Term Care Facility Report for Thursday listed two fewer residents than the day before who had recovered from the disease at the area’s 24 long-term care facilities with COVID cases, and the number of current COVID-19 positive residents thus increased by two.
The Long-Term Care Facility Report listed no new deaths attributed to COVID-19 at the 24 listed facilities in the Northeast Health District.
Across the state, 446 long-term care facilities were listed as having COVID-19 cases on Thursday, up from 440 on Wednesday.
The Georgia Emergency Management Agency on Thursday reported that 17 Critical Care Beds were available at area hospitals, up from 15 on Wednesday.
For the state as a whole, the Georgia Emergency Management Agency reported that the number of Confirmed COVID-19 Hospitalizations increased by 40 on Thursday while the number of ventilators in use declined by 17.
The four charts below are based on data from the Department of Public Health Daily Status Report and have been updated with release of the 2:50 p.m. Report on Thursday.
Charts 1 and 2 are for the 10-county Northeast Health District, and Charts 3 and 4 are for the state of Georgia as a whole.
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