With the addition of 39 new COVID-19 cases and two deaths from the disease in the Northeast Health District, the seven-day rolling averages of both measures increased slightly on Sunday.
The 39 cases listed in the Sunday Department of Public Health Daily Status Report pushed the seven-day rolling average from 79.1 on Saturday to 80.7 on Sunday.
Oconee County did not add any new cases on Sunday, but Clarke County added 14.
The deaths were in Clarke and Walton counties, and the two deaths brought to 261 the total number of COVID-19 deaths in the 10-county District based on the Daily Status Report.
The seven-day rolling average of added deaths increased to 1.4 on Sunday from 1.3 on Saturday.
The Clarke County death was of a 74-year-old female with a chronic condition. Clarke County now has 45 COVID-19 deaths in the Daily Status Report.
The Walton County death was of a 71-year-old male without a chronic condition. Walton County now has 57 deaths from the disease in the Daily Status Report.
The Georgia Hospital Association (GHA) and the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) reported on Sunday that area hospitals had 64 COVID-19 patients, down from 65 on Saturday, 64 ICU beds in use out of a capacity of 70, down from 66 on Saturday, and 29 adult ventilators in use, up from 26 on Saturday.
The Department of Public Health did not release data on Sunday on positivity of tests in Oconee and Clarke counties.
The Department of Public Health listed 880 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, and the seven-day rolling average of added cases increased to 1,222.3 from 1,214.6 on Saturday.
The state listed 17,237 new molecular tests for the corona virus, and the seven-day rolling average of added tests increased to 18,907.0 on Sunday from 18,432.3 on Saturday.
The positivity rate for the added tests was 5.2 percent, and the seven-day rolling average of that statistic was 7.0, down from 7.2 on Saturday.
The Daily Status Report listed 28 new deaths, only seven of which occurred in the last 14 days. One of the deaths was listed as occurring nearly two months ago, on Aug. 8.
The seven-day rolling average of added deaths on Sunday was 31.9, the same as on Saturday.
Across the state, the Georgia Hospital Association and the Georgia Emergency Management Agency reported 1,273 COVID-19 patients on Sunday, up from 1,257 on Saturday, 2,259 ICU beds in use, down from 2,331 on Saturday, and 862 adult ventilators in use, down from 880 on Saturday.
The Department of Community Health does not issue a Long-Term Care Facility Report on Saturdays or Sundays.
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 Sunday.
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.
Charts 3 and 4 show data for the entire state of Georgia.
Click on any of the charts to enlarge it.
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