The Northeast Health District added 13 confirmed deaths from COVID-19 on Tuesday and 571 new cases of the disease with the release of the Department of Public Health Daily Status Report. The seven-day rolling average of added deaths and cases increased.
In addition, the Department of Community Health listed two deaths in the Northeast Health District in its Long-Term Care Facility Report.
Three of the confirmed deaths listed in the Daily Status Report were in Clarke County. One of the deaths in the Long-Term Care Facility Report was in Oconee County.