Friday, December 30, 2022

COVID Cases At Area Hospitals Increase Sharply: North East Health District COVID Case Count Continues To Climb

***Oconee, Clarke, Most Of State Report High Transmission Rates***

The Georgia Hospital Association and the Georgia Emergency Management Agency reported on Friday that area hospitals had 52 COVID-19 patients, up from 34 on Friday of last week and the highest number of cases since early September.

The number of ICU beds in use on Friday was 80, up from 67 a week earlier, and the number of adult ventilators in use was 32, up from 28 last Friday.