1. New COVID Variant Reinforces Need for Vaccination and Testing

    The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is closely monitoring the emergence of a new COVID variant first detected in southern Africa. The variant has not been detected in Georgia at this time (November 26, 2021). Read on...
  2. CDC Expands Eligibility for COVID-19 Booster Shots to All Adults

    People age 18 years and older who received Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 vaccines may get a booster. Read on...
  3. 23rd Declaration of Local Emergency Approved in November

    The Mayor & Commission approved the 23rd declaration of a local state of emergency at their November 2 meeting. The declaration continues a mask requirement when indoors in private entities or public spaces that is enforced over certain thresholds. Read on...
  4. COVID Vaccine Recommended for Children 5-11 Years Old

    The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) and health districts throughout Georgia will offer Pfizer pediatric COVID vaccine to children 5-11 years old. Vaccination will begin once DPH receives clinical guidance from the CDC. Read on...
  5. 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...
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Weekly update of COVID-19 cases and deaths in Athens-Clarke County

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17,392 Positive Cases Confirmed in Athens-Clarke County, 171 Deaths as of November 1, 2021

The state Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) case tracker (https://dph.georgia.gov/covid-19-daily-status-report) confirms 17,392 positive cases of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), including 171 deaths, in Athens-Clarke County as of November 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:

  • November 1, 2021 - 17,392
  • 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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