Thursday, January 21, 2021

Oconee County Reports Two New COVID-19 Deaths As Northeast Health District Reports Record 13 Confirmed Deaths From Disease

***Two Additional Deaths In Long-Term Care Homes***

The Northeast Health District added 13 confirmed COVID-19 deaths–a new record–with the release of the Department of Public Health Daily Status Report on Thursday as well as 547 new cases of the disease.

The Department of Community Health reported two additional deaths in the Northeast Health District in its Long-Term Care Facility Report on Thursday.

Two of the confirmed deaths in the Daily Status Report were in Oconee County, which also had a confirmed death in the Wednesday Report, and the county now has 45 confirmed deaths from COVID-19.