All of NW Georgia included in ‘high transmission’ counties. 135 new cases reported since Monday in our area. 57 COVID patients in Floyd, Redmond on Tuesday.

All of NW Georgia included in ‘high transmission’ counties. 135 new cases reported since Monday in our area. 57 COVID patients in Floyd, Redmond on Tuesday.

 

COVID-19 trends: Reported Tuesday by the state Department of Public Health.

  • Transmission rate here among highest in the state: All of Northwest Georgia now has among the state’s highest transmission rates.
  • New cases: From Oct. 20-26, the seven-day average of new cases reported increased 15%.
  • Positivity Rate: The statewide percent positivity (7-day moving average) for PCR test increased from 5.9% on Oct.19 to 7.2% on Oct. 26, or 22%.
  • Northwest Georgia positivity rates for the past two weeks range from 11.7% in Chattooga, Gordon County 14.4%, Bartow County 12.4%, Polk County 10.4% and Floyd, 12.8%.
  • Hospitalizations: Daily hospitalizations for COVID-19 have increased 7% from 1,314 on Oct. 20 to 1,405 on Oct. 26. In Floyd County, 34 people were hospitalized for COVID on Oct. 15; on Oct. 26, Floyd and Redmond Regional together had 58 patients.

Tuesday updates: 

  • 135 new positive cases in the past 24 hours in NW Georgia. 
  • 57 coronavirus patients at Floyd Medical, Redmond Regional on Tuesday, down 1 from Monday. Record since pandemic began: 66.
  • 18 deaths reported statewide on Tuesday. Total now at 7,844. Daily record: 130 deaths on Aug. 11.
  • State positive cases: 353,372, up 1,623. The state record for the pandemic, 4,813 on July 24.
  • Latest updates: Georgia report.  / Long-term care report is here.
  • Nation/world: Details at Worldometers / Johns Hopkins.

Tuesday: 57 patients in Redmond Regional, Floyd Medical. 

  • Floyd: 35, up three since Monday. Two patients awaiting test results.
  • Redmond Regional: 22, down four since Monday. One patient awaiting test results.
  • Also: We will include the Cartersville, Gordon hospitals as information is released.
  • Statewide: Daily record: 3,200 on July 30.

Hospitalizations (cumulative since Feb. 29):

  • Floyd: 293, up 2.
  • Bartow: 330.
  • Gordon: 133, up 2.
  • Polk: 131.
  • Chattooga: 65.
  • Regional total: 952.

DEATHS  (since March 15).

  • Floyd: 59.
  • Bartow: 94.
  • Gordon: 45.
  • Polk: 28.
  • Chattooga: 29.
  • Regional total: 255.
  • October total: 47.

TESTING

POSITIVE TESTS (since Feb. 29, latest change to the right):

  • Floyd:  3,956, up 44.
  • Bartow: 3,614, up 34.
  • Gordon: 2,370, up 44.
  • Polk: 1,707, up 6.
  • Chattooga: 940, up 7.
  • Regional total: 12,587, up 134.

Free COVID-19 tests: Public Health testing locations and days of the tests. The tests are drive-up and no appointments are needed.

  • Floyd County: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, Coosa Valley Fairgrounds, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
  • Bartow County: Monday, Thursday and Friday, plus Oct. 24, The Church at Liberty Square, 2001 Liberty Square Drive, Cartersville, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Bartow site closes at 4 p.m. Mondays.
  • Gordon County: Tuesday and Wednesday, Senior Center, 150 Cambridge Court, Calhoun, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
  • Chattooga County: Tuesdays, North Summerville Baptist Church, 119 Maplewood Drive, Summerville. 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
  • Polk County: Tuesdays, former Department of Labor office, 262 N. Park Blvd., Cedartown, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES: From Oct. 22. We update this section every Thursday. For weekday updates from the state, please click here. Check the date above the file named “Long-Term Care Facility COVID-19 Report,” download the daily report and then search by county.

Floyd: 12 facilities.

  • Brookdale Rome, 68 resident tests, 2 staff cases.
  • Chulio Hills Health and Rehabilitation, 22 residents, 2 fatalities, 18 residents recovered, 776 total resident tests, 30 staff cases.
  • Evergreen Health, 64 resident cases, 6 resident deaths, 56 residents recovered, 88 total resident tests, 40 staff cases.
  • Fifth Avenue Health, 7 resident cases, 74 residents tested, 7 residents recovered, 20 staff cases.
  • Harbor at Renaissance Marquis, 21 residents tested, 1 staff case.
  • Pruitt Health, Three Mile, 38 residents positive, 2 fatalities, 142 total resident tests, 36 resident recoveries,  24 staff cases.
  • Renaissance Marquis Retirement Village, 1 resident positive, 1 fatality, 50 residents tested.
  • Rome Health and Rehabilitation, 25 resident cases, 5 deaths, 20 residents recovered, 154 total resident tests, 38 staff cases.
  • Seven Hills Place, 1 resident case, 5 residents tested, 1 recovered.
  • Winthrop Court, 2 resident cases, 4 resident tests, 3 staff cases.
  • Winthrop Health, 39 positive residents, 6 fatalities, 33 recovered,  107 total resident tests, 16 staff.

Bartow: 8 facilities.

  • Cartersville Center for Nursing and Healing, 90 resident cases, 22 deaths, 115 total resident tests, 78 recovered residents, 42 staff.
  • Fite Living Center, 1 resident positive, 21 residents tested, 1 recovered, 1 staff.
  • Fountains in Cartersville, 7 resident cases, 65 total residents tested, 7 patients recovered, 5 staff.
  • Highlands Senior Living, 13 resident cases, 2 deaths, 26 total resident tests, 7 staff cases.
  • Highlands Senior Living South, 26 total residents tested, 1 staff.
  • Maple Ridge Health Care, 28 resident cases, 9 fatalities,19 recoveries, 109 total resident tests, 6 staff cases.
  • Townsend Park Health Care, 57 resident cases, 13 fatalities, 43 recoveries, 144 total resident tests, 25 staff cases.
  • Tranquility at Cartersville, 2 resident cases.

Gordon: 3 facilities.

  • Calhoun Health Care Center, 65 resident cases, 14 deaths, 51 recoveries, 117 total resident tests, and 27 staff cases.
  • Gordon Health and Rehabilitation, 29 resident cases, 6 deaths, 130 resident tests, 5 residents recovered, 24 staff cases.
  • Morning Point of Calhoun, 65 residents test, 1 staff case.

Polk: 5 facilities.

  • Big Springs Place, 3 resident cases, 1 death,  39 total resident tests, 2 recovered, 4 staff cases.
  • Cedar Hill Senior Living Community, 2 resident cases, 30 tested, 2 recovered, 3 staff cases.
  • Cedar Springs Health and Rehab, 1 resident case, 179 total resident tests, 3 staffers.
  • Cedar Valley Nursing and Rehab Center, 35 resident cases, 10 deaths, 109 total resident tests, 25 recovered, 33 staffers.
  • Rockmart Health: 1 resident case, 36 tested, 1 recovery, 1 staff case.

Chattooga: 1 facility.

  • Oakview Health and Rehabilitation,108 residents test positive, 4 fatalities, 161 resident tests, 96 recovered, 51 staff cases.

ABOUT OUR SOURCES:

Information for this page comes from Tim Herrington, Floyd County Emergency Management director; EMA director; the Georgia Department of Public Health; and the state Department of Community Affairs.

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