COVID-19 update: 1 additional death, 32 new cases in Troup County

Published 3:29 pm Saturday, June 13, 2020

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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:

Age Gender Race Comorbidity
37 Female Black No
57 Female Black No
58 Female Black Yes
61 Female Black Yes
65 Female Black Yes
66 Female Black Yes
66 Male White Unknown
69 Male Black Yes
71 Female Black Yes
74 Male Black Yes
74 Female Black Yes
74 Female Unknown Unknown
75 Female White Yes
81 Male Black No
82 Female White Yes
83 Female Black Yes
84 Female White Unknown
85 Unknown Unknown Unknown
86 Female Black Yes
90+ Female Unknown Yes
90+ Female White Yes
90+ Female White Yes
90+ Female Black Yes

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 Troup County Sheriff’s Office estimated Friday that two dozen inmates have had COVID-19 at the Troup County Jail. 

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.