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Tanner COVID-19 Updates

Here, we post weekly updates on COVID-19 statistics.

If you're looking for specific activity on a statewide basis, the Georgia Department of Public Health and Alabama Department of Public Health are sharing current information. National figures are available from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and global information is available from the World Health Organization (WHO).

Current COVID-19 Figures - Sept. 17, 2020

Tanner’s latest results on COVID-19 as of 10 a.m. on Sept. 17:

25,562

Total tests performed

3,406

Positive test results

111

Tests awaiting results

13.4%

% positive rate

The chart below shows total positive tests per day, including multiple tests done on the same patient.

COVID-19 bar chart

Of the health system’s 366 total licensed beds, there are currently 21 COVID-19-confirmed admissions, accounting for 5.7% of all total inpatient beds system-wide.

COVID-19-confirmed admissions, by facility, for Sept. 17, 2020

  • Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton: 15 patients of 181 total licensed beds (8.3% of all beds)
  • Tanner Medical Center/Villa Rica: 2 patients of 145 total licensed beds (1.4% of all beds)
  • Higgins General Hospital in Bremen: 4 patients of 25 total licensed beds (16% of all beds)
  • Tanner Medical Center/East Alabama in Wedowee: 0 patients of 15 total inpatient beds (0% of all beds)

The numbers reported by Tanner reflect cases that have been tested and/or treated within our health system, regardless of the county of patient origin. It does not include any tests performed by the local health department, government agencies or non-Tanner affiliated clinics. These figures may not reflect Georgia Department of Public Health figures, which are reported by county.

We’re providing these figures as a public service because we believe in transparency and providing our neighbors with the information they need.

It’s vital that we continue to do all we can to limit the spread of the virus. Continue to practice hand hygiene, wear a mask, avoid group gatherings and follow the CDC and WHO for the latest information on COVID-19. Together, we make this a safer community for our friends and loved ones.

 

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