COVID-19: Positive cases in Walton and Gwinnett counties continue downward trend

Walton down 58 % Gwinnett down 73 % since beginning of the year

Since the beginning of 2021, positive cases of COVID-19 in Gwinnett and Walton counties have been on a downward trend. On Dec. 31, 2020, Gwinnett County was reporting 742 cases per 100,000 over the past two-week period. Today it is reporting 202 cases per 100,000. In Walton County, positive cases have gone down from 1,005 per 100,000 in the two weeks leading up to Jan. 1 to 420 per 100,000 today. Georgia is reporting 223 positive cases per 100,000 in the past two weeks.

The following is a snapshot of the statistics reported by the Georgia Department of Public Health at 3 p.m. on Friday, March 19, 2021. There were four more deaths reported in Gwinnett County, one more death reported in Walton County and 42 more deaths in Georgia reported in the past 24 hours.

Walton County

Total Cases – 9,996 – That is 21 more cases reported in the last 24 hours. 
Cases per 100,000 – 10,433 cumulative (420 per 100,000 in past 2 weeks)
Total deaths – 220 – that’s 1 more deaths reported in the past 24 hours (deaths per 100,000 is 229.6)
Testing 8.7 % positive in the past 2 weeks, overall 14.9 % (8.7 % of those tested came back positive over the past 2 weeks) 

Gwinnett County

Total Cases – 95,314 that is 112 new cases reported in the last 24 hours. 
Cases per 100,000 – 9,815 cumulative (202 per 100,000 in past 2 weeks)
Total deaths – 966 – That’s 4 more deaths reported in the past 24 hours (99.5 deaths per 100,000 reported)
Testing – 5.4 % positive in the past 2 weeks, overall 12.7 % (5.4 % of those tested came back positive over the past 2 weeks)

Georgia

Confirmed cases – 841,084 – that is 1,304 more cases reported in the past 24 hours. An additional 1,102 Antigen positive cases also were reported in the past 24 hours for a total 2,388.
ICU admissions – 9,460 39– that is 21 more admissions reported in the past 24 hours. Hospitalizations – 57,822– That’s 101 more hospitalizations reported in the past 24 hours.
Total deaths – 16,095– That is 42 more deaths reported in the past 24 hours.

A total of 7,589,490 PCR/Molecular tests and 1,585,969 Antigen tests have been performed and 490,452 antibody tests. That is 20,836 PCR/Molecular test results reported in the last 24 hours. Of the these tests performed collectively, 815,501 (10.7 %) PCR Molecular, 175,026 (11.0 %) Antigen test have come back positive and 82,209 (16.8%) antibody tests have come back positive. Today 1,096 (5.3 %) PCR/Molecular tests came back positive.

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Walton County Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities

(These figures are updated as of March 19, 2021.) 

Great Oaks, Monroe – 30 confirmed staff members and 65 residents. That’s no more resident and no more staff members reported positive in the past 24 hours. There have been 13 deaths, that’s no more reported in the past 24 hours.

The Gardens of Social Circle – 6 confirmed resident cases, 12 staff cases and 1 resident death. No additional case and no additional resident cases or deaths reported in the past 24 hours.

Hollander Senior Living, Monroe – Six residents, 3 confirmed staff case, two deaths – That’s no more staff members, two more residents reporting positive and no more deaths reported in the past 24 hours.

Magnolia Senior Living – Loganville – (Gwinnett County) has 5 staff members who have tested positive and 3 residents – That is no more resident reported and no additional staff case reported in the past 24 hours.

Park Place, Monroe – 121 resident cases, 66 confirmed staff cases, 35 deaths – That’s no more staff members, one more resident case and no more deaths reported in the past 24 hours.

The Retreat at Loganville Pearl Memory Care – 33 confirmed resident cases, five deaths – 9 staff members – That’s no more staff members, no more residents and no more deaths in the past 24 hours.

The Retreat at Loganville: 39 confirmed resident cases – 25 staff cases and 6 deaths. That is no more residents, no more staff cases or resident deaths in the past 24 hours.

Social Circle Nursing and Rehab in Social Circle is reporting that 23 residents and 13 staff members tested positive for COVID-19 and two resident death were reported. No more cases reported or deaths reported in the past 24 hours.

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