Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Northeast Health District Adds COVID-19 Deaths In Elbert and Jackson Counties; 82 New Confirmed Cases Of Disease

***University of Georgia Reports Continued Drop In Positive Tests***

The Northeast Health District added two deaths from COVID-19 and 82 new confirmed cases of the disease with the release of the Daily Status Report of the Department of Public Health on Wednesday.

One of the deaths was in Elbert County and was of a male with no chronic condition who was listed as 90 plus in age. He is the ninth death in Elbert County listed in the Daily Status Report.

The other death was in Jackson County and was of a 34-year-old female without a known chronic condition. She is the 41st death from COVID-19 in that county.

U.S. Senate Candidate Collins Attacks Democrats And A Republican Opponent, Asks Oconee County Republicans For Support

***Burgess And Chafin Also Speak***

In a rapid-fire presentation to Oconee County Republicans on Monday evening, U.S. Senate candidate Doug Collins attacked former Democratic presidential candidates Beto O’Rourke and Bernie Sanders, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, and Democrats in general.

He also attacked Kelly Loeffler, his most prominent Republican rival in the special election to fill the unexpired seat of Johnny Isakson, saying “she has tried to smear me to make you think that I’m not a conservative.”