According to the county commissioners’ noon update before press time Tuesday, July 14, the total active cases of COVID-19 in Emanuel has decreased to 46.
There have been 231 total confirmed cases. Of those confirmed cases, 181 patients have recovered while four have died. Altogether, 2,569 patients have been tested; 367 of those patients are awaiting results.
This week’s active count of 46 indicates a decrease of 31 cases from the previous week. This is the first time in several weeks the active case count has trended downward.
The report on July 7 was as follows:
The death count has maintained at 4 since June 19. Three other statistical categories (confirmed cases, recovered patients, and total patients tested) have increased on a weekly basis. This week’s number of patients awaiting results is the only other statistical category that has decreased for the first time in a number of weeks.
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.