Sunday, December 06, 2020

Northeast Health District Adds 96 COVID-19 Cases And One Death; COVID-19 Hospital Patient Numbers Increase

***Second “Probable Death” From Disease Reported In Oconee***

The Northeast Health District added 91 confirmed COVID-19 cases based on molecular testing, five cases based on antigen testing, and a death from the disease with the release of the Department of Public Health Daily Status Report on Sunday.

The death was of an 83-year-old male in Elbert County with a chronic condition. Elbert County now has 21 confirmed deaths listed in the Daily Status Report, and the District has 359.

The seven-day rolling average of added deaths increased to 1.1 from 1.0 on Saturday.