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With the addition of 39 new COVID-19 cases and two deaths from the disease in the Northeast Health District, the seven-day rolling averages of both measures increased slightly on Sunday.
The 39 cases listed in the Sunday Department of Public Health Daily Status Report pushed the seven-day rolling average from 79.1 on Saturday to 80.7 on Sunday.
Oconee County did not add any new cases on Sunday, but Clarke County added 14.
The deaths were in Clarke and Walton counties, and the two deaths brought to 261 the total number of COVID-19 deaths in the 10-county District based on the Daily Status Report.
The seven-day rolling average of added deaths increased to 1.4 on Sunday from 1.3 on Saturday.
The Clarke County death was of a 74-year-old female with a chronic condition. Clarke County now has 45 COVID-19 deaths in the Daily Status Report.
The Walton County death was of a 71-year-old male without a chronic condition. Walton County now has 57 deaths from the disease in the Daily Status Report.
The Georgia Hospital Association (GHA) and the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) reported on Sunday that area hospitals had 64 COVID-19 patients, down from 65 on Saturday, 64 ICU beds in use out of a capacity of 70, down from 66 on Saturday, and 29 adult ventilators in use, up from 26 on Saturday.
The Department of Public Health did not release data on Sunday on positivity of tests in Oconee and Clarke counties.
For data for the state and for charts summarizing local and state data, please go to Oconee County Observations.
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