Saturday, June 06, 2020

Department Of Public Health Issues Second Daily Status Report on Saturday To “Correct” First Report’s Listing Of COVID-19 Deaths

***Northeast Region Not Affected By Change***

The Georgia Department of Public Health issued a Daily Status Report at 3 p.m. on Saturday eliminating 21 deaths from its cumulative list of deaths attributed to COVID-19.

The result, according to the report, was a drop in the number of deaths in the state from the disease from 2,174 to 2,160 on Saturday.

Early Voting Wraps Up With More Than A Quarter Of Oconee County Voters Casting A Ballot

***Majority Of Votes By Absentee***

More than a quarter of Oconee County’s registered voters already has cast a ballot, either in person or by absentee, during the just-completed three weeks of early voting for the June 9 election.

The Tuesday election is a merger of the postponed March 24 presidential primary as well as of the party primaries and nonpartisan elections originally scheduled for May 19, and just less than 70 percent of Oconee County voters have used a Republican ballot in voting so far.