April 6 Covid-19 report: 7,314 cases statewide with 229 deaths

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Confirmed illnesses in Fayette now at 74, with 4 fatalities; statewide hospitalizations increase to 1,332 total beds occupied, 18% of total cases — 

Here’s the Covid-19 pandemic report from the Georgia Department of Public Health for midday, April 6:

Total test-confirmed cases statewide: 7,314, which is 667 more than the previous day’s number of 6,647, an increase of 10%. (“Today’s significant increase in cases is in part due to additional laboratories reporting to DPH, and also improvements in electronic reporting from other laboratories,” DPH said.)

Statewide deaths: 229, an increase of 18 fatalities over the previous day’s 211, which is 8.5% higher than the April 5 report

State Covid-19 death rate: 3.13% of all confirmed cases reported

Fayette County: Confirmed infections  — 74 with 4 deaths (No breakout of how many in hospital)

Coweta County: Confirmed infections  — 76 with 2 deaths (No breakout of how many in hospital)

Hospitalized: 1,332 in hospital beds statewide, which is 18.21% of the total confirmed cases, compared to 1,283 in hospitals on April 5, an increase of 49 newly hospitalized patients (3.8% increase over the previous day) across the state of Georgia.

Total coronavirus tests: 31,274 by private and state labs, which represents 3,442 (12.3%) more tests than the 27,832 tests one day earlier.

Total positive tests: 7,314 so far with all testing, a positive confirmation rate of 23.3% of the total tests administered. Roughly 1 out of every 4 tests administered comes back with a positive reading on the presence of coronavirus.

Covid-19 in neighboring counties

Fulton — 1,027 cases, 28 deaths; Clayton — 244 cases, 9 deaths; Henry — 178 cases, 3 deaths; Coweta — 76 cases, 2 deaths; Fayette — 74 cases, 4 deaths;  Spalding — 41 cases, 2 deaths.

Here’s what the raw numbers of new hospital patients across the state of Georgia and the corresponding rates of hospitalization increase day over day look like:

• March 26 — 79 new patients, 20% increase across the state;

• March 27 — 93 new patients, 19.9% increase across the state;

• March 28 — 51 new patients, 9% state increase;

• March 29 — 49 new patients, 7.9% state increase;

• March 30 — 41 new patients, 6.1% state increase.

• March 31 — 111 new patients, 15.7% state increase

• April 1 — 134 new patients, 16.3% state increase

• April 2 — 104 new patients, 10.9% state increase

• April 3 — 102 new patients, 9.6% increase over previous day

• April 4 — 81 new patients, 6.9% increase over previous day

• April 5 — 44 new patients, 3.5% increase over previous day

• April 6 — 48 new patients, 3.8% increase over previous day

Confirmed cases by age group:

Age 0-17 — 1%

Age 18-59 — 60%

Age 60+ — 35%

Age unknown — 4%

Confirmed cases by sex:

Female — 53%

Male — 46%

Unknown — 1%

Below is the daily progression of reported Covid-19 cases and fatalities in Fayette County:

March 9 — 1 case, no deaths

March 13 — 5 cases, no deaths

March 17 — 5 cases, no deaths

March 19 — 9 cases, no deaths

March 20 — 9 cases, 1 death (male, 83, other medical conditions)

March 22 — 9 cases, 1 death

March 23 — 10 cases, 1 death

March 24 — 12 cases, 1 death.

March 25 — 12 cases, 1 death

March 26 — 14 cases, 2 deaths (no new details provided)

March 27 — 19 cases, 2 deaths

March 28 — 25 cases, 2 deaths

March 29 — 26 cases, 3 deaths (male, 83; male, 79; female, 77; all with underlying medical conditions)

March 30 — 32 cases, 3 deaths

March 31 — 44 cases, 4 deaths (female, 51, NO underlying medical condition)

April 1 — 48 cases, 4 deaths

April 2 — 52 cases, 4 deaths

April 3 — 58 cases, 4 deaths

April 4 — 62 cases, 4 deaths

April 5 — 67 cases, 4 deaths

April 6 — 74 cases, 4 deaths