Monday, November 16, 2020

Department of Public Health Lists 36 COVID-19 Cases In Monday Report; Department Of Community Health Lists Two Deaths

***Disease Outbreak At Elbert County Personal Care Home***

The Northeast Health District added 33 COVID-19 cases confirmed by molecular tests on Monday and three positive cases based on antigen tests, according to the Department of Public Health. The Department did not list any deaths in the Monday Daily Status Report.

The Department of Community Health on Monday, however, reported a massive outbreak of COVID-19 at Magnolia Estates personal care home in Elberton in Elbert County that included two deaths.

The Long-Term Care Facility Report of the Department of Community Health listed 29 COVID-19 Positive Residents at the Elberton personal care home that had not been listed in the Friday report–the most recent until Monday–and an increase from two to 18 COVID-19 Positive Staff.