Friday, December 04, 2020

Area Hospitals Report 133 COVID-19 Patients; State Reports 356 New COVID-19 Cases In Northeast District And Two Deaths From Disease

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

The Northeast Health District added 303 confirmed COVID-19 cases based on molecular tests with the release of the Department of Public Health Daily Status Report on Friday, the most cases added in a single day since Sept. 5.

The District also added 53 cases identified by antigen tests, which the Department of Public Health has been reporting only since Nov. 3.

The District also added two deaths from the disease and one death that the Department of Public Health listed as “probable,” meaning it is likely to have been caused by the disease.