5,145 Positive Cases Confirmed in Athens-Clarke County, 44 Deaths
The Georgia Department of Public Health Daily Status Report (https://dph.georgia.gov/covid-19-daily-status-report) confirms 5,145 positive cases of COVID-19 and 44 deaths reported in Athens-Clarke County as of 2:50 p.m. on October 2.
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 October 2 update shows an increase of 61 positive cases and 0 deaths since Wednesday, September 30.
These are cumulative cases total since February 25, 2020. For reference, cumulative numbers from the beginning of each month:
- 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 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.