COVID-19 update: Active cases decline by 18, death count remains stagnant

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by WHITLEY CLIFTON

According to the county commissioners’ noon update before press time Tuesday, October 13, the total active cases of COVID-19 in Emanuel has decreased to 43.

There have been 1,262 total confirmed cases. Of those confirmed cases, 1,185 patients have recovered while 34 have died. Altogether, 6,729 patients have been tested; 108 of those patients are awaiting results.

This week’s active count of 43 indicates a decrease of 18 cases from the previous week.

The report on October 6 was as follows:

  • 61 active cases
  • 1,221 confirmed cases
  • 1,126 recovered
  • 6,145 total patients tested
  • 135 patients awaiting results

The death count of 34 has remained stagnant since September 30.

The Emanuel County Board of Commissioners remains the go-to for the most current, cumulative list of coronavirus cases here locally. The commission works jointly with Emanuel Medical Center, East Georgia Healthcare Center, and the health department to provide an update everyday Monday through Friday at noon on Facebook. To receive these updates, follow the Emanuel County Board of Commissioners and turn on your notifications.

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