Thursday, September 17, 2020

Clarke County Jackson Counties Add COVID-19 Deaths In Release Of Thursday Daily Status Report

***Northeast Health District Adds 133 COVID-19 Cases***

Clarke County recorded another death attributed to COVID-19 in the Thursday Daily Status Report of the Department of Public Health, as did Jackson County, bringing the total number of deaths from the disease in the Northeast Health District to 232, up from 220 a week ago.

The District had added two deaths on Thursday of last week, and the seven-day rolling average of added deaths remained unchanged from Wednesday at 1.7.

State Representative Wiedower Filed A Revised Campaign Disclosure Report Following Complaint About Dates Of Contributions

***Wiedower Said Misdating Was An “Oversight”***

State Representative Marcus Wiedower filed a revised campaign contribution report on Tuesday after a member of the Athens-Clarke County Democratic Committee filed a complaint accusing Wiedower of illegally accepting campaign contributions during this year’s legislative session.

In filing the revised Campaign Contribution Disclosure Report for Jan. 31, 2020, Wiedower changed the dates on 21 contributions that previously had been listed as having been received on Jan. 17, 22, and 23.