Thursday, November 05, 2020

Oconee County Has Small Number Of Military And Overseas Ballots Remaining To Be Counted

***Deadline Is 5 p.m. On Friday***

As of late morning on Thursday, Oconee County had a total of 31 outstanding military and overseas ballots that had not been counted, according to Jennifer Stone, assistant director of Elections and Registration for the county.

Stone said the office will continue to accept mailed ballots from military and overseas voters until 5 p.m. on Friday. Ballots have to have been postmarked by Tuesday.

In addition, five voters who used Provisional Ballots on Tuesday have until 5 p.m. on Friday to provide needed information to allow the county to count those ballots.

Northeast Health District Added 133 New Cases Of COVID-19 And Two Deaths From Disease In Thursday Daily Status Report

***One Probable Death From Disease Reported In Clarke County***

The Northeast Health District added 102 new COVID-19 confirmed cases based on molecular tests and another 31 based on antigen tests, according to the Department of Public Health Daily Status Report on Thursday.

The Daily Status Report also listed two confirmed deaths from the disease and one probable death. That probable death was in Clarke County.

Based on the molecular tests, the seven-day rolling average of added cases in the District dropped to 88.4 from 89.6 on Wednesday.