RETIRED: 8 more area residents die in last 24 hours: 4 in Gordon, 2 in Polk, 1 each in Bartow, Chattooga; 99 statewide. Another 138 positive cases on Saturday. 60 patients in Floyd, Redmond.

RETIRED: 8 more area residents die in last 24 hours: 4 in Gordon, 2 in Polk, 1 each in Bartow, Chattooga; 99 statewide. Another 138 positive cases on Saturday. 60 patients in Floyd, Redmond.

Note: we are retiring this page as of midnight Feb. 21. For the latest summary, please click here.


 Saturday:

  • 8 more die: 4 in Gordon, 2 in Polk and 1 each from Bartow and Chattooga. That’s 70 deaths, 15 probable deaths this month.
  • Statewide: 99 deaths in Georgia posted Saturday. Total now at 14,629. Pandemic record: 187 on Feb. 12, 2021.
  • February, with 2,059 deaths already, is now the second deadliest month of the pandemic. January was first with 2,698 fatalities.
  • 60 patients at Floyd, Redmond Regional as of Friday, down 3. Pandemic record: 163 on Jan. 6, 2021.
  • Statewide: 2,390 new cases. Total now: 803,349. State record: 10,379 new cases on Jan. 8.
  • Locally: 138 new positive cases in past 24 hours. Record: 404 on Jan. 22.
  • Georgia reports: Public Health.  / Long-term care reportsNation/world: Worldometers / Johns Hopkins.

DEATHS

  • Floyd: 158.  /  probable deaths, 31.
  • Bartow: 177, up 1 / probable deaths, 15, up 1.
  • Gordon: 91, up 4 / probable deaths, 8.
  • Polk: 69, up 2 /  probable deaths 7.
  • Chattooga: 58, up 1 / probable deaths, 6.
  • February deaths: 70.
  • 553 since first local death on March 15, 2020.
  • Probable deaths: 67*

*“Probable Deaths” includes individuals who are antigen positive or individuals with compatible illness and known close contact to a case that were either reported to DPH as deceased by healthcare providers or medical examiners/coroners, identified by death certificates with COVID-19 indicated as the cause of death, or there is evidence that COVID contributed to the individual’s death OR individuals with a death certificate that has COVID-19 indicated as the cause of death and there is no laboratory evidence for SARS-CoV-2.”



HOSPITALS

  • 60 patients in Floyd, Redmond on Friday, down 3.
  • Floyd: 31 patients.
  • Redmond: 29 patients, down 3. Two patients awaiting tests.
  • Regional hospitalizations since March 5: 2,242 (Feb. 20).


POSITIVE TESTS (see above graphic for latest totals; per-day changes below.

  • Floyd: 9,131, up 25.
  • Bartow: 9,909, up 53.
  • Gordon: 5,829, up 35.
  • Polk: 3,664, up 20.
  • Chattooga: 2,056, up 5.
  • Regional total: 30,589, up 138.

Remaining testing sites, times. The tests are free, drive-up and no appointments are needed.

  • Floyd County: Wednesday at Coosa Valley Fairgrounds, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
  • Gordon County: Tuesday at the Senior Center, 150 Cambridge Court, Calhoun, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES: From Feb. 17. For weekday updates from the state, please click here.

Very little change at 33 long-term healthcare campuses in Northwest Georgia: 1 additional death among residents; four overall changes among the campuses in Floyd, Bartow, Gordon, Polk and Chattooga counties between Feb. 9 and Feb. 17. All four recorded slight increases in staff positive tests. 156 residents have died in the long-term care facilities since the pandemic began. Of the 535 overall COVID deaths in the region, these campuses account for 29.5% of those fatalites. Many assumed the percentage was far higher.  The reports show:

  • Floyd: 54 deaths.
  • Bartow: 58 deaths
  • Gordon: 23 deaths.
  • Polk: 17 deaths.
  • Chattooga: 4 deaths.
  • Expanded breakout, by county, can be found lower on this page.
  • State report, updated each weekday by 5 p.m.: Georgia report

Floyd: 15 facilities.

  • Brookdale Rome, 2 residents, 6 staff cases.
  • Chulio Hills Health and Rehabilitation, 38 residents, 4 fatalities, 64 staff cases.
  • Etowah Landing, 67 residents test positive, 7 deaths,  2 staff cases.
  • Evergreen Health, 77 resident cases, 7 resident deaths, 46 staff cases.
  • Fifth Avenue Health, 36 resident cases, 2 resident deaths, 42 staff cases.
  • Gardens of Rome: 14 resident cases, 5 fatalities, 13 staff cases.
  • Harbor at Renaissance Marquis, 4 staff cases.
  • Pruitt Health, Three Mile, 63 residents positive, 4 fatalities, 63 staff cases.
  • Remembrance Village at Riverwood, 8 resident cases,1 staff case.
  • Renaissance Marquis Retirement Village, 1 resident case, 1 fatality, 8 staff cases.
  • Riverwood Senior Living, 1 staff case.
  • Rome Health and Rehabilitation, 75 resident cases, 13 deaths, 60 staff cases.
  • Seven Hills Place, 21 resident cases,  13 staff cases.
  • Winthrop Court, 2 resident cases, 3 staff cases.
  • Winthrop Health, 61 positive residents, 11 fatalities, 30 staff cases.

Bartow: 9 facilities.

  • Cartersville Center for Nursing and Healing, 109 resident cases, 26 deaths, 56 staff.
  • Fite Living Center, 9 residents positive, 7 staff cases.
  • Fountains in Cartersville, 16 resident cases, 14 staff.
  • Highlands Senior Living, 14 resident cases, 2 deaths, 9 staff cases.
  • Highlands Senior Living South, 1 staff case.
  • Maple Ridge Health Care, 51 resident cases, 12 fatalities, 20 staff cases.
  • Townsend Park Health Care, 77 resident cases, 16 fatalities, 39 staff cases.
  • Tranquility at Cartersville, 2 resident cases.
  • Waldrop Residences, 21 resident cases, 2 fatalities, 5 staff cases.

Gordon: 3 facilities.

  • Calhoun Health Care Center, 75 resident cases, 14 deaths, 33 staff cases.
  • Gordon Health and Rehabilitation, 36 resident cases, 9 deaths, 41 staff cases.
  • Morning Point of Calhoun,  2 resident cases,  2 staff cases.

Polk: 5 facilities

  • Big Springs Place, 3 resident cases, 1 death,  5 staff cases.
  • Cedar Hill Senior Living Community, 10 resident cases, 11 staff cases.
  • Cedar Springs Health and Rehab, 45 resident case, 3 deaths, 31 staffers.
  • Cedar Valley Nursing and Rehab Center, 58 resident cases, 11 deaths, 49 staffers.
  • Rockmart Health: 34 resident cases, 2 fatalities, 15 staff.

Chattooga: 1 facility.

  • Oakview Health and Rehabilitation,108 residents test positive, 4 fatalities,  60 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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