We still see a slightly higher rate of people in local hospitals from several weeks ago, but they are far fewer than the feared surge of last month. The state had attributed one additional case to Plumas County today, but that individual has not lived in the county since previous year and nresides in another county.
The increase likely stems from an increase in testing being done by the Michigan Department of Corrections, which began earlier this month, officials said.
Total confirmed cases listed in the daily Georgia DPH reports do not differentiate between how many are active infections and those who have recovered.
To date there have been 594 COVID-19 tests conducted, with 573 testing negative, and 17 tests pending, with four confirmed cases of the virus, all of whom have recovered. The of the tests processed, 528 were positive.
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The letter also addressed the political "gamesmanship" of the World Health Organization during an apolitical global pandemic. The president said he would not allow funding to an organisation that does not serve USA citizens interests.
No new cases of the virus have been confirmed at the G. Robert Cotton Correctional Facility, keeping its total at 688 cases and no new deaths beyond the one death already reported.
There are 11 cases hospitalized and 31 have died from COVID-19 related illness.
Two additional employees of the reception center have tested positive, marking 30 staff cases.
Butte County is now reporting 24 confirmed cases, one more than reported yesterday. However, the Starke County Health Department says a new positive case was identified on Tuesday, bringing the official count back to 28.