Saturday, December 24, 2022

COVID Cases At Area Hospitals Increase, As Do Cases In Northeast Health District

***Oconee And State Show Increase In Transmission Rates***

The Georgia Hospital Association and the Georgia Emergency Management Agency reported on Friday that area hospitals had 34 COVID-19 patients, up from 29 on Friday of last week.

The number of ICU beds in use on Friday was 67, down from 69 a week earlier, and the number of adult ventilators in use was 28, the same as on last Friday.

The Georgia Department of Public Health reported four new confirmed deaths from COVID-19 in the Northeast Health District in its report on Wednesday. It had reported no new confirmed deaths last week.