Friday, October 29, 2021

COVID-19 Cases Continue To Drop In Oconee, Clarke, Entire Northeast Health District; Deaths From Disease Also Decline

***Cases In Schools, Hospitals, Also Down***

The 10-county Northeast Health District added 459 new cases of COVID-19 in the week ending on Friday, down from 631 added a week earlier, and 21 new confirmed deaths from the disease, down from 25 last week.

One of the confirmed deaths was in Oconee County, and five were in Clarke County.

The average number of added cases in the District was 65.6 per day, compared with 90.1 per day in the week ending Oct. 22.