With the addition of eight COVID-19 deaths and 123 new cases of the disease, the seven-day rolling averages of COVID-19 deaths and cases increased in the Northeast Health District on Wednesday.
The deaths were in seven of the 10 counties in the Northeast Health District, according to the Department of Public Health Daily Status Report. The exceptions were Oconee, Clarke, and Jackson counties.
The District now has 830 deaths attributed to the coronavirus, and the seven-day rolling average of added deaths increased from 2.1 on Tuesday to 2.4 on Wednesday. The District had added six deaths on Wednesday of last week.