Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Clarke, Oconee And Barrow Counties All Add COVID-19 Cases On Monday; NE Health District Adds 24 Cases; Oglethorpe Adds 1 Death

***State Has Large Increases In Cases And Deaths***

Clarke County added four new COVID-19 cases on Monday, Oconee County added three, and Barrow County added nine, contributing to an increase of 24 cases over a day earlier in the Northeast Health District of the Department of Public Health.

The increase of 24 is lower than the 36 cases added on Tuesday of last week but higher than the 13 cases added on Monday. Only Morgan and Elbert counties in the 10-county district did not add cases.

Oconee County Town Hall Meeting Shows SPLOST Requests Exceed Likely Revenue, Malcom Bridge Road Improvements Controversial

Another Town Hall Tonight

Last week’s virtual Board of Commissioners Town Hall meeting was billed as focusing on two topics, the 2021 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax referendum being planned for the Nov. 3 ballot and roadway improvements on Malcom Bridge Road.

The commissioners, as is usual, also took questions from the audience.