COVID-19 numbers increase by 83 in November

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The daily local COVID-19 case count increase is posted on the Donalsonville News Facebook page

Eighty-three positive cases were reported locally by the Georgia Department of Public Health in the month of November, and eighteen news cases have been recorded in the past week. Three positive cases have reported locally so far in the month of December.

Seminole County’s numbers continue to increase daily and because of the rate of increase in local positive cases, Seminole County remains listed in the top 100 as one of the nation’s hotspots.

Since March, Seminole County has now been recorded with 481 positive cases, twelve of which, sadly, have resulted in Corona-virus related deaths. 

As of Wednesday, December 2, since March there have been 429,929 cases of COVID-19 statewide – out of 4,728,130 people tested – and 8,798 deaths reported to state health officials. Since this time last week, 204,736 additional Georgia residents have been tested, with 23,709 of them testing positive for COVID-19. During that same time period, the state’s number of COVID-19 related deaths increased by 154.

Three positive cases have been reported locally so far in the month of December.

Eighty three positive cases were reported locally in the month of November.

Thirty five positive cases were reported locally in the month of October. 

Eighty three confirmed cases were reported in Seminole County in the month of September.

Seminole County Public Health Department director Penny Horne confirms that ALL numbers reported daily on the District and State’s Public Health Department websites  DO NOT include double counted positive cases. Each person is counted only once, even if they have had several positive tests.

The number of active, or recovered cases is not reported by the Georgia State Department of Health, and all numbers are reported under person’s county of residence.

Keep doing your part to stop the spread of COVID-19. Wear a mask in public, wash hands regularly, stay six feet apart, and follow the guidelines suggested  in the Governor’s State of the Health  Emergency declaration.

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