Sunday, February 07, 2021

Northeast Health District Adds 186 COVID-19 Cases And No Deaths From Disease

***Rolling Average Of Cases Falls Slightly, Deaths Unchanged***

The Northeast Health District added 186 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday and no new deaths from the disease with the release of the Department of Public Health Daily Status Report.

The seven-day rolling average of added cases dropped just slightly, from 251.3 on Saturday to 250.1 on Sunday, and the seven-day rolling average of added deaths was unchanged, with an average of 8.6 added deaths per day.

Letter From University of Georgia Legal Clinic Calls On Oconee County School Board To Recognize First Amendment Rights

***Asks For Voluntary Change Of Policy And Procedures***

Representatives of the First Amendment Clinic in the School of Law at the University of Georgia are asking the Oconee County Board of Education to change its policies to recognize the first amendment rights of Oconee County community members.

In a nine-page-long letter sent to an attorney for the School Board on Friday, the clinic members asked the Board to live stream its meetings, provide video captioning of uploaded videos of meetings, and provide access for community members who wish to attend meetings virtually.