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Aug. 24: 313 cases, 15 deaths

Lamar County was up to 313 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 15 deaths as of the Monday case count update from DPH. Lamar is recorded as having 33 hospitalizations. Lamar deaths include: (latest) black female, 66; white female, 70: black female, 66; white female, 72; white male, 80; black male, 49; white female, 81; white female, 83; white male, 87; white female, 88; white male, 86; white female, 85; white female, 74; black female, 87; white male, 85; Statewide there have been 256,253 confirmed cases with 23,425 hospitalizations and 5156 deaths. Surrounding counties: Pike: 266 cases, 23 hospitalizations and 8 deaths. Upson: 663 cases, 65 hospitalizations and 53 deaths. Monroe: 576 cases, 69 hospitalizations and 33 deaths. Butts: 535 cases, 45 hospitalizations and 40 deaths. Spalding: 1115 cases, 142 hospitalizations and 45 deaths. Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in long-term healthcare facilities here and in surrounding counties from Dept. of Community Health as of Aug. 24: (The positive case count is cumulative and does not necessarily reflect the current number of cases in a particular facility.) Heritage Inn (Lamar): 59 patients, 32 positive cases, 12 deaths, 19 patients recovered, 12 staff positive. Sunny Grove (Lamar) 27 patients, 7 positive cases, 1 death, 11 patients recovered, 0 staff positive (DCH has not updated these numbers over a period of multiple reporting days). Renaissance Center (Spalding): 125 patients, 3 positive case, 1 death, 5 staff positive. Riverside Health (Upson): 49 patients, 51 positive cases, 12 deaths, 32 patients recovered, 16 staff positive. PruittHealth – Forsyth (Monroe): 49 patients, 56 positive cases, 9 deaths, 48 patients recovered, 18 staff positive. Pruitt-Health Griffin (Spalding): 54 patients, 0 positive cases, 0 deaths, 3 staff positive. PruittHealth- Hwy. 42 (Monroe): 66 patients, 11 positive cases, 1 death, 2 patients recovered, 0 staff positive. Bolingreen Health and Rehab (Monroe): 65 patients, 47 positive cases, 14 deaths, 28 patients recovered, 16 staff positive. Providence Healthcare (Upson): 77 patients, 65 positive cases, 15 deaths, 49 patients recovered, 30 staff positive. Harborview Health (Upson): 94 patients, 53 positive cases, 17 deaths, 36 patients recovered, 28 staff positive. Brightmoor Health Care (Spalding): 92 patients, 83 positive cases, 20 deaths, 63 patients recovered, 0 staff positive. Brightmoor Senior Living (Spalding): 51 patients, 0 positive cases, 0 deaths, 1 staff positive. Westbury Health Care & Rehab (Butts): 121 patients, 125 positive cases, 34 deaths, 84 patients recovered, 47 staff positive. NOTE: Some nursing home residents’ deaths are not listed in the county’s overall numbers because their residence was in a different county.

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