DPH now reports 114 cases of COVID-19 in Stephens County
Stephens County is now at 114 cases of COVID-19, and the Department of Public Health is reporting two deaths in Stephens County.
According to the Georgia Department of Public Health, Stephens County has had an increase of 23 confirmed cases of COVID-19 since Monday, May 11.
Whereas in Habersham County, there has been an increase of 71 confirmed cases of the virus since Monday, May 11, bringing its total to 457 cases of COVID-19.
Locally, at Stephens County Hospital, staff have tested 811 individuals for the virus.
Of those, 91 tests have come back positive, 704 received negative results, and 16 individuals are still awaiting their results.
According to hospital staff, of the 91 who tested positive at its facilities, 72 have now fully recovered from the virus.
In neighboring counties, the numbers have only slightly increased.
Banks County started the week of May 11 with 36 cases and as of today has 46 cases—an increase of 10 cases.
Rabun County started last week with 14 cases and as of today has 15 cases with one death.
Franklin County started last week with a total of 26 cases, but as of today the DPH is reporting 33 cases—an increase of seven cases.
In Hart County there was a total of 17 cases at the start of last week, and as of today there are 24 cases—an increase of seven cases.
Across the state of Georgia, the Department of Public Health is reporting a total of 38,855 cases, of those, 7,076 have been hospitalized and 1,675 have died from complications of the virus.