Monday, December 28, 2020

Northeast Health District Added 151 COVID-19 Cases On Monday And Five Deaths Attributed To Disease

***Test Positivity Rates Up In Oconee, Clarke And District***

The Northeast Health District added 151 COVID-19 cases on Monday, the smallest number added in three weeks, and the seven-day rolling average of added cases dropped for the second day in a row.

The District added a death in Oconee County and another in Clarke County in the Department of Public Health Daily Status Report and two deaths in Clarke County and one in Elbert County in the Department of Community Health Long-Term Care Facility Report.

County Attorney Identifies Three Options For Oconee County Board Of Elections And Registration As It Responds To Elector Challenge

***Early Voting In Final Days***

The Oconee County Board of Elections and Registration has three options when it meets at 5 p.m. on Monday to hear a challenge of the eligibility of selected registered voters to cast a ballot in the Jan. 5 runoff election, according to County Attorney Daniel Haygood.

The Board can find probable cause and challenge each of the voters on a list provided to the Board by Patricia Daugherty, 5041 Price Mill Road, west of Bishop, Haygood said. Challenged voters could be allowed to vote, but their ballots would be provisional, he said.