COVID-19: CORONAVIRUS UPDATE #16
UPDATE ON COVID-19 CASES IN CARROLL COUNTY
Here is the latest numbers just released from Tanner Health Systems as of this morning. These numbers are not provided to increase fear, however, our goal is to continue to keep the citizens of Carroll County informed and to continue to stress how important it is for everyone to do their part to practice Social Distancing and Stay Healthy while we all work together to flatten the curve of spreading this virus.
As of 3/21/20 at 10 a.m. - Positive test results: 23
9 of the positive cases are inpatient, 8 of those being treated at Tanner Medical Center in Carrollton and 1 of those being treated at Tanner Medical Center in Villa Rica.
19 of the positives are Carroll County Residents, 1 from Paulding, 1 from Douglas, 1 from Bartow, and 1 from Polk County.
Tanner has administered over 550 COVID-19 tests, with approximately 400 awaiting independent outside lab results. These numbers could spike in the coming days due to test results returning to hospitals and doctors in the area.
Please continue your social distancing efforts and visit Tanner’s website at www.tanner.org/ncov for more information on our COVID-19 response.
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