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The Department of Public Health Daily Status Report listed a death from COVID-19 in Jackson County on Monday, the 11th day in a row that a death from the disease has been recorded for the 10-county Northeast Health District.
The Jackson County death, of a 62-year-old female with a chronic condition, was the third in three days for the county.
Because the Northeast Health District had recorded three deaths on Monday of last week, the seven-day rolling average of added deaths dropped to 2.4 on Monday from 2.7 on Sunday, but the average has been above two for eight days.
The Northeast Health District added 41 confirmed COVID-19 cases on Monday, and the seven-day rolling average dropped from 120.4 on Sunday to 118.0 on Monday.
Morgan and Jackson counties did not add cases, but the other eight counties in the Northeast Health District did. Oconee County added five cases, and Clarke County added 20.
The Department of Community Health Long-Term Care Facility Report for Monday listed one additional COVID Positive Staff at each of two facilities, a nursing home in Elbert County and a personal care home in Greene County. The prior Long-Term Care Facility Report was on Friday.
Area hospitals had 129 COVID-19 Patients on Monday, according to data from the Georgia Hospital Association and the Georgia Emergency Management Agency, down from 133 on Sunday, 32 Adult Ventilators In Use, up from 26, and 65 ICU Beds In Use, up from 61 on Sunday.
For more local reporting on COVID-19, for state data, and for charts summarizing local and state data, please go to Oconee County Observations.
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