Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Northeast Health District Adds 241 COVID-19 Cases In Department Of Public Health Report, Two Deaths From Disease

***Area Hospitals Report Increase In ICU Use

The Northeast Health District added 105 confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday based on molecular tests and 136 cases based on antigen tests as well as two deaths–both in Oconee County–attributed to the disease.

The Oconee County deaths were of a 63-year-old male without a known chronic condition and of an 89-year-old male without a known chronic condition.

The two deaths in Oconee County pushed the county’s number of deaths in the Daily Status Report to 34. The county is the third-highest in the 10-county Northeast Health District in deaths per population.

Majority Of Clarke County Voters Prefers To Be Represented In Atlanta By Democrats, And Oconee Voters Help Make Sure They Aren’t

***Oconee GetsTwo Representatives, One Senator***

The clear majority of voters in Athens-Clarke County would like to be represented in the Georgia General Assembly in January by Democrats.

Nearly six in 10 of Athens-Clarke voters cast a ballot for Democrat Mokah Jasmine Johnson in the 117th House District, and two-thirds voted for Democrat Jonathan Wallace in the 119th House District. Both of these Districts are only partially in Athens-Clarke County.