COVID-19 Update Upson County

Upson County reports 3,527 positive COVID-19 cases with 133 deaths as of noon last Tuesday, according to the Johns Hopkins University & Medicine Coronavirus Resource Center.

Numbers reflect seven new cases (up from two last week) and no new deaths (no change) since Tuesday one week prior. During that time, Upson’s per capita infection rate increased slightly to 13.44 cases per 100 residents. Pike County at 13 per 100 residents, Lamar County at 11.16 per 100, Monroe at 10.08, and Taylor at 10.07 per 100 are the Upson-adjacent counties also exceeding 1-in-10 infection rate. Meriwether is at 9.84 per 100.

Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center reports Georgia with 1,149,266 (up 8,107 from last week – was up 5,633 the previous week) positive cases and 21,564 (up 65 from last week – was up 56 the previous week) deaths as of noon last Tuesday.

Johns Hopkins lists the following confirmed cases for counties bordering Upson: Monroe, 2,740 (up nine) cases with 105 (up two) deaths; Pike, 2,377 (up eight) with 44 (up one) deaths; Lamar, 2,083 (up six) with 59 (up one) deaths; Meriwether, 2,076 (up three) with 91 (up two) deaths; Taylor, 817 (up six) with 26 (no change) deaths; Crawford, 678 (up six) with 21 (no change) deaths; and Talbot, 501 (up one) with 19 (no change) deaths.

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