COVID-19 update: 1 additional death, 32 new cases in Troup County
Troup County saw its number of COVID-19 cases climb 32 cases on Saturday, and another death was recorded in the county, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health.
Troup County has had 733 total cases and 23 deaths, according to GDPH. There have been 98 hospitalizations, according to GDPH.
Here is the information known on the deaths in Troup County, according to GDPH:
There have been two known outbreaks in Troup County. One is at LaGrange Nursing and Rehab and the other at the Troup County Jail.
According to GDPH’s long-term facility report, which was updated Friday, there are 62 resident cases at LaGrange Nursing and Rebab. Twenty-two staff members have also had COVID-19, according to the report.
The New York Times, which has an extensive nationwide tracking website for COVID-19, has identified LaGrange as one of the nation’s hotspots for new cases.
LaGrange is listed at No. 11 in the entire country for new cases over the last two weeks, which takes into account cases per 1,000 residents. LaGrange has 3.96 cases per 1,000 residents over the last 14 days, according to the New York Times.
The newspaper also lists LaGrange as having the tenth fastest daily growth rate for new cases. LaGrange cases are doubling every 11.7 days, according to the NYT.
UPDATE: In Monday’s update, the New York Times website identifies LaGrange as the No. 1 spot for the highest average daily... read more