Friday, November 06, 2020

Department of Public Health Reports Four Deaths, 187 New COVID-19 Cases In Northeast Health District

***Oconee County Schools Reports Increase In Active Quarantines***

The Northeast Health District added four deaths from COVID-19, 109 confirmed cases of the disease based on molecular tests, and 78 cases based on antigen tests with the release of the Department of Public Health Daily Status Report on Friday.

The four deaths were of a female in Oconee County with chronic conditions listed as 90 plus years in age, a 68-year-old female in Barrow County without a chronic condition, an 82-year-old female in Barrow County without a known chronic condition, and a 78-year-old female in Elbert County with a chronic condition.

Oconee County now has 32 deaths attributed to COVID-19 and the third-highest death rate per population in the 10-county Northeast Health District. Barrow County has 54 deaths and Elbert has 13.