4,719 Positive Cases Confirmed in Athens-Clarke County, 37 Deaths
The Georgia Department of Public Health Daily Status Report (https://dph.georgia.gov/covid-19-daily-status-report) confirms 4,719 positive cases of COVID-19 and 37 deaths reported in Athens-Clarke County as of 2:50 p.m. on September 16.
ACCGov updates the graphic with case information on it most Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays for social media. The graphic includes the increase in positive cases since the last update and the number of deaths.
The September 16 update shows an increase of 179 positive cases and 1 death since Monday, September 14. There have been 1,542 positive cases in the last two weeks.
These are cumulative cases total since February 25, 2020. For reference, cumulative numbers from the beginning of each month:
- 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 now updated once daily at 3:00 p.m. 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.