The Northeast Health District added 103 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with the release of the Department of Public Health Daily Status Report on Sunday and one death from the disease.
The death was of a 61-year-old male in Madison County without a known chronic condition.
The seven-day rolling average of added deaths increased to 1.9 in the District, which had not reported a death from the disease on Sunday of last week.
The confirmed case included 59 based on molecular tests, and the seven-day rolling average of added cases based on that test dropped to 89.6 on Sunday from 90.4 on Saturday.
Morgan and Greene did not report any new COVID cases based on molecular tests, but the other eight counties in the District did. Oconee county reported three cases and Clarke County reported 15. The seven-day rolling average of added cases in both counties fell slightly on Sunday.
The 44 positive antigen tests compared with 14 on Saturday. The Department of Public Health began releasing the count of cases based on antigen tests only on Tuesday.
Oconee County added 15 new cases based on antigen tests, and Clarke County added nine.
The Georgia Hospital Association (GHA) and the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) reported on Sunday that the number of COVID-19 patients at area hospitals (76) decreased by one from the day before, that the number of ICU beds in use (58) was the same as the day before, and that the number of adult ventilators in use (41) increased by seven from the day before.
The state added 1,255 COVID-19 cases based on molecular tests on Sunday, and the seven-day rolling average of added cases decreased to 1,638.1 from 1,641.9 on Saturday.
In addition, the state added 214 confirmed cases based on antigen tests. On Saturday, the Daily Status Report listed 528 new cases from these tests.
The Daily Status Report listed only the Madison County death on Sunday, and the seven-day rolling average of added deaths dropped to 32.0 from 32.3 on Saturday. Sundays and Mondays are light reporting days. Last Sunday, the Daily Status Report had listed three new deaths.
The new death occurred on Nov. 6, according to the Daily Status Report.
Across the state, the Georgia Hospital Association (GHA) and the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) reported on Sunday that the number of COVID-19 patients (1,487) decreased from the day before, the number of ICU beds in use (2,300) decreased from the day before, and the number of adult ventilators in use (777) decreased from the day before.
The Department of Community Health does not release a Long-Term Care Facility Report on the weekends.
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.
Chart 3 shows data for Oconee and Clarke counties in the main chart and for the entire Northeast Health District in the insert.
Charts 4 and 5 show data for the entire state of Georgia.
Click on any of the charts to enlarge it.
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