Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Oconee County Leaders Briefed On 2020 Census Leading Up To Census Day

***High Participation Rate Needed***

Oconee County government and community leaders were given a target when they met early this month as a lead-up to Census Day on Wednesday.

They were shown Census Participation Rates for both the 2000 Census and the 2010 Census.

Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Shoot Up In Oconee County And Elsewhere Around The State

***State Says Testing Part Of Explanation***

The Georgia Department of Public Health reported the largest single increase ever in confirmed cases of COVID-19 in its noon Daily Status Report today, attributing the increase in part to new testing.

Oconee County added three new cases, and Clarke County added nine.