1. 22nd Declaration of Local Emergency Requires Masks When Inside Public Spaces

    The Mayor & Commission approved the 22nd declaration of a local state of emergency at their October 5 regular session. The declaration continues a mask requirement when indoors in private entities or public spaces. Read on...
  2. Georgia DPH Follows Federal Recommendations For COVID Booster Shots

    GA DPH will follow the guidance and recommendations of the CDC and the ACIP for COVID vaccine booster shots. DPH began administering booster doses at health department vaccination locations on Monday, Sept. 27, 2021. Read on...
  3. Athens-Clarke County COVID-19 Vaccination Incentive Program

    Starting, Sep. 3, those who live, work, or go to school in Athens-Clarke County and have not yet been vaccinated against COVID-19 are eligible for a $100 gift card when getting a shot at the Clarke County Health Department or other sponsored clinic. Read on...
  4. Clarke County School District Requiring Masks for All on CCSD Property

    Effective as of July 26, 2021, all staff, students, and visitors on any Clarke County School District property are required to wear a mask while indoors, regardless of vaccination status. Read on...
  5. Georgians 12+ Eligible for COVID Vaccine

    Georgia eligibility is open for everyone 12 years of age and older for the COVID vaccine. Note: Pfizer is the only COVID vaccine currently authorized for children aged 12-17. Read on...
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Weekly update of COVID-19 cases and deaths in Athens-Clarke County

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16,993 Positive Cases Confirmed in Athens-Clarke County, 160 Deaths as of October 1, 2021

The state Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) case tracker (https://dph.georgia.gov/covid-19-daily-status-report) confirms 16,993 positive cases of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), including 160 deaths, in Athens-Clarke County as of October 1, 2021. For more details and statistics, visit the DPH daily status report website.

These are cumulative positive cases total since February 25, 2020. For reference, numbers from the beginning of each month:

  • October 1, 2021 - 16,993
  • September 1, 2021 - 15,280
  • August 1, 2021 - 13,291
  • July 1, 2021 - 12,951
  • June 1, 2021 - 12,893
  • May 1, 2021 - 12,752
  • April 1, 2021 - 12,436
  • March 1, 2021 - 12,003
  • February 1, 2021 - 11,162
  • January 1, 2021 - 8,580
  • December 1 - 6,723
  • November 1 - 5,872
  • October 1 - 5,121
  • September 1 - 3,082
  • August 1 - 1,694
  • July 1 - 574
  • June 1 - 293
  • May 1 - 155
  • April 1 - 54
  • March 1 - 4

The Daily Status Report is updated once daily at 3:00 PM to allow time to process and validate laboratory and case reports. If you view the data, please be sure to check the area showing the definitions of the information presented. Some, such as "hospitalizations," have different meanings than what may be expected.

ACCGov Relief Efforts Chart

This chart provides some information about the various funds and community supports provided by ACCGov since March of 2020 in COVID-19 Relief Efforts. Click on the image to view a larger PDF of the document.

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