Monday, October 26, 2020

Seven-Day Rolling Averages Of COVID-19 Cases, Deaths In Northeast Health District Hold Steady With Release Of Monday Report

***One Death From Disease In Oglethorpe County***

The Northeast Health District added 43 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday and one death with the release of the Department of Public Health Daily Status Report. The seven-day rolling averages of cases and deaths remained unchanged from Sunday.

The death was of a 70-year-old male in Oglethorpe County without a chronic condition. Oglethorpe now has 13 deaths from the corona virus, and the Northeast Health District has 299.

Three U.S. Senate Democratic Candidates In Special Election Focus On Importance Of Vote In Comments To Oconee County Party Members

***Local Democrats–and Republicans–Promote Contenders***

Raphael Warnock, running as a Democrat in the special election for the U.S. Senate, told Oconee County Democrats earlier this month at the party’s virtual meeting that the country is facing a number of crises and the election underway is a particularly important one.

The country is being called on “to figure out how we navigate our way through this,” Warnock said. “And I think that on moral and practical grounds, we’ve got to see that the only way to do it is to do it together.”