January 17, 2021

Heard County reports 4th COVID-19 death

(Franklin, GA) — According to the Georgia Department of Public Health’s Daily Status Report, a fourth person in Heard County has died with COVID-19.

The report indicates the latest person to pass away with the virus was a 90+year old female.

All four COVID-19 deaths reported in Heard County have been females.

The total case count since the outbreak began in the county is 134 with 28 of those cases being reported in the last 14 days.

Statewide Georgia added a total of 2,573 cases over the last 24 hours to bring the state total to 197,948 confirmed cases since the outbreak began.

A total of 81 new deaths were reported in Georgia over the last 24 hours bringing that total to 3,921.

It is important to note that reporting of both cases and deaths lag behind the actual time the positive test results occur and the deaths take place.

Stay tuned to HeardCitizen.com for further COVID-19 updates as they become available.

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