Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Northeast Health District Adds Six COVID-19 Deaths In Long-Term Care Facilities And 211 COVID-19 Cases

***COVID-19 Patients At Area Hospitals Increase***

The Department of Community Health reported six new COVID-19 deaths in long-term care facilities in the Northeast Health District on Tuesday, the largest number of new deaths listed in a single day in the Department’s Long-Term Care Facility Report since the end of May.

The Department of Public Health added 157 cases of COVID-19 confirmed via molecular tests in its Daily Status Report on Tuesday, the largest number of added cases based on this test since September 16.

Across the state, the Georgia Department of Public Health listed 3,603 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, the highest number reported since Aug. 12.