The Department of Public Health reported two deaths from COVID-19 in the Northeast Health District in Tuesday’s Daily Status Report, and the Department of Community Health reported six deaths in the District in its Long-Term Care Facility Report, also released on Tuesday.
One of the Daily Status Report deaths was in Clarke County, and three of the Long-Term Care Facility Report deaths were at University Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Athens-Clarke County.
The Clarke County death listed in the Daily Status Report was of a female without a known chronic condition listed as 90 plus in age. The Long-Term Care Facility Report does not list any details about the deaths included in its report.
The other death in the Daily Status Report of was an 84-year-old male with a chronic condition in Jackson County.
The other three deaths in the Long-Term Care Facility Report were at PruittHealth Spring Value nursing home in Elbert County, with two, and at Legacy Health and Rehabilitation nursing home in Greene County.
The Department of Community Health compiles the data for the Daily Long-Term Care Facility Report and then passes the data to the Department of Public Health, which produces and distributes the report but does not reconcile it with the Daily Status Report.
The seven-day rolling average of added deaths from COVID-19 in the Northeast Health District, based solely on the Daily Status Report, was 2.1 deaths per day on Tuesday, down from 2.4 on Monday.
The Daily Status Report on Tuesday listed 74 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Northeast Health District, and the seven-day rolling average of added cases dropped from 123.7 on Monday to 103.6 on Tuesday.
Every one of the 10 counties in the Northeast Health District added cases. Oconee County added six and Clarke County added 26. The seven-day rolling averages of added cases is dropping in both counties.
The Long-Term Care Facility Report on Tuesday listed three new COVID-19 positive residents at Arbor Terrace of Athens in Athens-Clarke County.
The Long-Term Care Facility Report also listed one new COVID-19 positive staff at University Nursing and Rehabilitation nursing home in Athens-Clarke County, one at Pruitt-Health Spring Valley in Elbert County, and two at Legacy Health and Rehabilitation nursing home in Greene County.
The Department of Public Health reported no molecular tests for Oconee County or for Clarke County in the Daily Status Report on Tuesday, though the database is showing results for recent days different from what was reported earlier, suggesting that the database is corrupted.
The Georgia Hospital Association (GHA) and the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) reported that area hospitals had 69 COVID-19 patients, up from 64 on Monday, 61 ICU beds in use out of a capacity of 70, up from 60 on Monday, and 30 adult ventilators in use, the same as on Monday.
The Department of Public Health listed 73 COVID-19 deaths across the state in Tuesday’s Daily Status Report, and the seven-day rolling average of added deaths increased to 40.9 deaths per day from 37.3 on Monday.
Of those 73 deaths 26 were in the last 14 days. One of the newly reported deaths from COVID-19 occurred on June 10, according to the report.
The state added 1,017 new COVID-19 cases in the Daily Status Report on Tuesday, and the seven-day rolling average of added cases dropped to 1,671.1 on Tuesday from 1,750.3 on Monday.
The state reported adding only 12,564 new molecular tests for COVID-19, and the seven-day rolling average of added tests dropped to 22,048.1 on Tuesday from 22,230.9 on Monday.
The state reported that 7.4 percent of the added molecular tests were positive, and the seven-day rolling average of that statistic was basically unchanged from the day earlier at 10.2 percent.
The Department of Community Health reported that COVID-19 infections were at 641 of the state’s long-term care facilities in its Tuesday Report, up by one from Monday.
Across the state, the Georgia Hospital Association and the Georgia Emergency Management Agency reported 1,406 COVID-19 patients, down from 1,421 on Monday, 2,264 ICU beds in use, up from 2,248 on Monday, and 928 adult ventilators in use, down from 939 on Monday.
All of the charts below are based on data from the Department of Public Health Daily Status Report and have been updated to include data from the release of that report at 2:50 p.m. on Tuesday.
Charts 1 and 2 include data from the 10-county Northeast Health District of the Department of Public Health, which includes Oconee and Clarke counties.
Chart 3 presents data for Oconee and Clarke counties only.
Charts 4 and 5 show data for the entire state of Georgia.
Click on any of the charts to enlarge it.