Update/COVID-19 (391 confirmed COVID-19 positive Bulloch residents) Up 52 in 24 hours. (another record daily increase)

 

Newsworthy: Governor Kemp issued warning on his “wear a mask tour” … “If people, especially our young people, don’t start wearing a mask when they’re going out in public and our numbers keep rising, that’s going to be a tall task,” he said of the prospect of a college football season.

 

Bulloch County is currently in the Category of “Substantial Spread”. Below are the criteria recognized by DPH.
Substantial Spread: greater than 100 cases per 100,000 county residents
Minimal/Moderate Spread: 6-100 cases per 100,000 county residents
No/Low Spread: 1-5 cases per 100,000 county residents
Click the link below for today’s DPH 3pm statewide COVID-19 update:

 

Bulloch County Status as of 7/1/2020 3:00pm:
– Total to date: (391 Total confirmed cases and 4 deaths total reported here with 30 hospitalizations total.) Up 52 confirmed cases since yesterday. (These figures apply to Bulloch County Residents)
– City Hall closed due to employee testing positive with COVID-19.
– EGRMC currently/today caring for 14 COVID-19 positive patients today (May or may not be Bulloch County Residents)
– BOE serving 5600 meals daily through July 17. Bulloch VOAD working to fill 17-day period meals will be unavailable.
EMS has busiest day thus far. They have transported 5 positive COVID-19 positive in last 16 hrs. To Date: 32 probable and 22 confirmed transports by EMS. Up 5 confirmed.
– SPOC open today at local health department. Call 855-473-4374 for an appointment.
– EMA received confirmation of additional 10k masks for local distribution. (will pick up next week at Macon Farmers Market)
– Bulloch VOAD working with vulnerable individuals impacted by COVID-19
– To date EMA has facilitated 40 resource requests with 39 completed as of today. (new request made today)
Remember the 3 w’s
– Wear a face covering
– Wash your hands often
– Watch you distance

 

Important: If you receive a call concerning contact tracing, please cooperate with the tracer. To not do so puts others lives and health in jeopardy.
The local SPOC/Specimen Point of Collection site is located at the local health department located at 1 W Altman Street in Statesboro. If you would like to be tested for free, please call 855-473-4374 for an appointment at the new site.
Statewide COVID-19/Confirmed Hotline: (844) 442-2681
The above report is provided by
https://www.facebook.com/bullochema

BULLOCH COUNTY LONG TERM CARE REPORT FROM DCH (6/30/20)

DPH EXPLAINS DIFFERENCE IN NUMBERS OF DAILY DEATHS FROM NURSING HOMES AND THE COMMUNITY IS CAUSED BY A LAG IN DATA ENTRY. 

 

FACILITY # OF RESIDENTS # COVID POSITVE RESIDENT # COVID DEATHS #COVID POSITIVE STAFF
BROWN’S 54 0 0 1
EAGLE 51 0 0 3
HERITAGE 61 6 1 9
BETHANY 44 0 0 2
WESTWOOD 40 1 5 1

https://dch.georgia.gov/

BULLOCH COUNTY DEATH STATISTICS:

AGE SEX COUNTY RACE COMORBIDITY
65 Male Bulloch White Unknown
42 Female Bulloch African-American/ Black Yes
76 Female Bulloch White No
90+ Female Bulloch White Unknown

https://dph.georgia.gov/covid-19-daily-status-report

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