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Weekly update of COVID-19 cases and deaths in Athens-Clarke County

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15,280 Positive Cases Confirmed in Athens-Clarke County, 148 Deaths as of September 1, 2021

The state Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) case tracker (https://dph.georgia.gov/covid-19-daily-status-report) confirms 15,280 positive cases of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), including 148 deaths, in Athens-Clarke County as of September 1, 2021. For more details and statistics, visit the DPH daily status report website.

These are cumulative cases total since February 25, 2020. For reference, numbers from the beginning of each month:

  • September 1, 2021 - 15,280
  • August 1, 2021 - 13,291
  • July 1, 2021 - 12,951
  • June 1, 2021 - 12,893
  • May 1, 2021 - 12,752
  • April 1, 2021 - 12,436
  • March 1, 2021 - 12,003
  • February 1, 2021 - 11,162
  • January 1, 2021 - 8,580
  • December 1 - 6,723
  • November 1 - 5,872
  • October 1 - 5,121
  • September 1 - 3,082
  • August 1 - 1,694
  • July 1 - 574
  • June 1 - 293
  • May 1 - 155
  • April 1 - 54
  • March 1 - 4

The Daily Status Report is updated once daily at 3:00 PM to allow time to process and validate laboratory and case reports. If you view the data, please be sure to check the area showing the definitions of the information presented. Some, such as "hospitalizations," have different meanings than what may be expected.

ACCGov Relief Efforts Chart

This chart provides some information about the various funds and community supports provided by ACCGov since March of 2020 in COVID-19 Relief Efforts. Click on the image to view a larger PDF of the document.

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