Monday, June 15, 2020

Area Showing Growth In COVID-19 Cases And Deaths, But Not At The High Rate For State As A Whole

***Area Long-Term Care Facilities Add Cases, But No New Deaths***

While Georgia continued to show growth in the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths on Monday, the 10-county Northeast Health District–which includes Oconee and Clarke Counties–witnessed a slight drop in averge number of cases and a consistent level of COVID-19 deaths.

The 10-county district added 23 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, but that number was down from the 33 added a week ago, and the seven-day rolling average of added cases dropped to 20.6 on Monday from 22.0 on Sunday.