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Latest COVID-19 Update for Bulloch County

The latest COVID-19 updates for Bulloch County. Testing, EMS, and hospital numbers –>

Free COVID-19 testing available to anyone regardless of symptoms present or not. Contact the local health department for an appointment at 855-473-4374.

Statewide COVID-19/Confirmed Hotline: (844) 442-2681
Click here to read the daily statewide report.

East Georgia Regional Medical Center says people are showing up at EGRMC requesting rapid COVID testing. The hospital is NOT able to test people in this manner.

Per EGRMC: “Because of limited testing capabilities, East Georgia Regional Medical Center is currently ONLY able to test inpatients and those undergoing urgent surgical procedures.”

The local SPOC/Specimen Point of Collection site is located at the local health department located at 1 W Altman Street in Statesboro. If you would like to be tested for free, please call 855-473-4374 for an appointment at the new site.

8/10/20

  • 42 new cases in the past 24 hours (Bulloch County residents only)
  • 17 patients / 2 on ventilators at EGMC (Bulloch County residents and non-residents)

Cumulative Statistics

  • 1,304 confirmed cases to date
  • 344 confirmed cases last 2 Weeks
  • 87 hospitalizations
  • 14 deaths reported to date
  • 87 probable / 71 confirmed EMS transports/contacts
  • Bulloch County had 595 confirmed cases on July 10th and 1,304 today/August 10th
  • 42 Confirmed new cases in Bulloch/past 24 hours  

8/9/20

  • 20 new cases in the past 24 hours (Bulloch County residents only)
  • 19 patients / 3 on ventilators at EGMC (Bulloch County residents and non-residents)

Cumulative Statistics

  • 1,262 confirmed cases to date
  • 318 confirmed cases last 2 Weeks
  • 87 hospitalizations
  • 14 deaths reported to date
  • 86 probable / 68 confirmed EMS transports/contacts

Top Stories

  • Squash the Spread/Bulloch launches website: 
    squashthespread.com
  • Free mask distribution continues next week at the SCVB:  Monday and Wednesday 5-7 and next Saturday 9-12

8/8/20

  • 42 new cases in the past 24 hours (Bulloch County residents only)
  • 19 patients / 3 on ventilators at EGMC (Bulloch County residents and non-residents)

Cumulative Statistics

  • 1,242 confirmed cases to date
  • 321 confirmed cases last 2 Weeks
  • 87 hospitalizations
  • 14 deaths reported to date
  • 86 probable / 68 confirmed EMS transports/contacts

Free mask distribution continues next week at the SCVB:  Monday and Wednesday 5-7 and next Saturday 9-12

8/7/2020

  • 25 new cases in the past 24 hours (Bulloch County residents only)
  • 19 patients / 2 on ventilators at EGMC (Bulloch County residents and non-residents)

Cumulative Statistics

  • 1,200 confirmed cases to date
  • 295 confirmed cases last 2 Weeks
  • 86 hospitalizations
  • 14 deaths reported to date
  • 86 probable / 68 confirmed EMS transports/contacts

8/6/2020

  • 2 Week Confirmed Cases Increase to 308
  • 38 new cases in the past 24 hours (Bulloch County residents only)
  • 22 patients / 3 on ventilators at EGMC (Bulloch County residents and non-residents)

Cumulative Statistics

  • 1,175 confirmed cases to date
  • 308 confirmed cases last 2 Weeks
  • 83 hospitalizations
  • 14 deaths reported to date
  • 84 probable / 67 confirmed EMS transports/contacts

8/5/20

  • 14 new cases in the past 24 hours (Bulloch County residents only)
  • 21 patients / 6 on ventilators at EGMC (Bulloch County residents and non-residents)

Cumulative Statistics

  • 1,137 confirmed cases to date
  • 288 confirmed cases last 2 Weeks
  • 83 hospitalizations
  • 14 deaths
  • 83 probable / 64 confirmed EMS transports/contacts
  • 68-year-old male is 14th reported Bulloch death from COVID-19 

8/4/20

  • 11 new cases in the past 24 hours (Bulloch County residents only)
  • 24 patients / 9 on ventilators at EGMC (Bulloch County residents and non-residents)

Cumulative Statistics

  • 1,123 confirmed cases to date
  • 297 confirmed cases last 2 Weeks
  • 81 hospitalizations
  • 13 deaths
  • 83 probable / 63 confirmed EMS transports/contacts
  • EMS responded to 5 COVID-19 calls in the last 24 hours.  Three transported and 2 deceased at scene. 2 deaths at scene not reflected in DPH numbers yet. 
  • 65-year-old male is 13th reported Bulloch death from COVID-19 

8/3/20

  • 11 new cases in the past 24 hours (Bulloch County residents only)
  • 18 patients / 9 on ventilators at EGMC (Bulloch County residents and non-residents)

Cumulative Statistics

  • 1,112 confirmed cases to date
  • 304 confirmed cases last 2 Weeks
  • 79 hospitalizations
  • 12 deaths
  • 83 probable / 58 confirmed EMS transports

Bulloch sees smallest 2 day average for some time in new cases.  (8/Sat-Sun and 11/Sun-Mon) Hopefully this is the start of a trend.  Continue to follow guidelines below and lets “Squash the Spread”.

8/2/20

  • 8 new cases in the past 24 hours (Bulloch County residents only)
  • 18 patients / 7 on ventilators at EGMC (Bulloch County residents and non-residents)

Cumulative Statistics

  • 1,101 confirmed cases to date
  • 306 confirmed cases last 2 Weeks
  • 77 hospitalizations
  • 12 deaths
  • 77 probable / 51 confirmed EMS transports

Top Story

    • Longtime Statesboro basketball Coach Lee Hill dies from COVID-19 (Although not reflected in the total Bulloch County deaths from COVID-19, his death is believed to be the 13th )

8/1/20

  • 38 new cases in the past 24 hours (Bulloch County residents only)
  • 20 patients / 7 on ventilators at EGMC (Bulloch County residents and non-residents)

Cumulative Statistics

  • 1,093 confirmed cases
  • 77 hospitalizations
  • 12 deaths
  • 77 probable / 51 confirmed EMS transports

Top Story

    • Bulloch loses 12th victim to COVID-19 (77-year-old female)

7/31/20

  • 23 new cases in the past 24 hours (Bulloch County residents only)
  • 19 patients / 7 on ventilators at EGMC (Bulloch County residents and non-residents)

Cumulative Statistics

  • 1,055 confirmed cases
  • 77 hospitalizations
  • 11 deaths
  • 77 probable / 51 confirmed EMS transports

Top Story

  • Georgia tops 180k confirmed cases

7/30/20

  • 30 new cases in the past 24 hours (Bulloch County residents only)
  • 19 patients / 8 on ventilators at EGMC (Bulloch County residents and non-residents)

Cumulative Statistics (Bulloch County)

  • 1,032 confirmed cases
  • 76 hospitalizations
  • 11 deaths
  • 76 probable / 51 confirmed EMS transports

Top Story

  • Georgia tops 180k confirmed cases

7/29/20

  • Bulloch tops 1000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 to date.
  • Georgia hospitals in at least two of the state’s health regions have run out of Intensive Care Unit beds, forcing them to improvise space, scramble for staff and to send some patients on journeys to other parts of the state for care.
  • EGRMC caring for 19 COVID-19 patients today and 10 on ventilators.
  • 1,002 Total confirmed cases and 11 deaths total reported here with 75 hospitalizations total.
    • Up 25 confirmed cases since yesterday. (These figures apply to Bulloch County Residents)
  • EGRMC currently/today caring for 19 COVID-19 positive patients today
    • (May or may not be Bulloch County Residents) 10 COVID-19 patients on vents.
  • EMS transports to date: 75 probable/possible positives and 51 confirmed positive transports by EMS.
    • (possible/probable positive means symptoms of COVID present)

7/28/20

  • Bulloch loses 11th victim to COVID-19 (88-year-old male)
  • EGRMC caring for 22 COVID-19 patients today and 10 on ventilators.
  • Total to date: 977 Total confirmed cases and 11 deaths total reported here with 74 hospitalizations total.
    • Up 36 confirmed cases since yesterday. (These figures apply to Bulloch County Residents)
  • EGRMC currently/today caring for 22 COVID-19 positive patients today (May or may not be Bulloch County Residents)
    • 10 COVID-19 patients on vents.
  • EMS transports to date: 74 probable/possible positives and 51 confirmed positive transports by EMS. (possible/probable positive means symptoms of COVID present)

7/27/20

EGRMC caring for 22 COVID-19 patients today with 12 on ventilators.
Doctors warn against the use of masks with breathing valves. Though these one-way valves are designed to help provide more comfort by allowing air to escape the mask when users exhale, that function also allows the virus to spread. They are typically unfiltered.

  • 941 Total confirmed cases and 10 deaths total reported here with 70 hospitalizations total.)
    • Up 16 confirmed cases since yesterday.
    • These figures apply to Bulloch County Residents
  • EGRMC currently/today caring for 22 COVID-19 positive patients
    • (May or may not be Bulloch County Residents)
    • 12 COVID-19 patients on vents.
  • EMS transports to date: 73 probable/possible positives and 49 confirmed positive transports by EMS. (possible/probable positive means symptoms of COVID present)

7/26/20

  • Total to date: 925 Total confirmed cases and 10 deaths total reported here with 70 hospitalizations total.
    • Up 22 confirmed cases since yesterday.  (These figures apply to Bulloch County Residents)
  • EGRMC currently/today caring for 24 COVID-19 positive patients today (May or may not be Bulloch County Residents)
  • EGRMC caring for 26 COVID-19 patients today.  This is the highest number to date.
  • 9 COVID-19 patients on vents.
  • EMS Transports To Date: 67 probable/possible positives and 46 confirmed positive transports by EMS.  (possible/probable positive means symptoms of COVID present)

7/25/20

  • Total to date: 903 Total confirmed cases and 10 deaths total reported here with 70 hospitalizations total.
    • Up 25 confirmed cases since yesterday.
    • These figures apply to Bulloch County Residents
  • EGRMC currently/today caring for 24 COVID-19 positive patients today
    • (May or may not be Bulloch County Residents)
    • 10 COVID-19 patients on vents
  • EMS Transports  To Date: 67 probable/possible positives and 46 confirmed positive transports by EMS.  (possible/probable positive means symptoms of COVID present)

Top Stories Today:

  • Bulloch loses 10th resident due to COVID-19 and surpasses 900 in positive cases to date.  76-year-old female is 10th Bulloch resident to die from COVID-19 (yesterday’s death was initially reported in error as a 76-year-old male, he was 73.)
  • EGRMC- currently has 10 of 24 COVID-19 patients on ventilators.

7/24/20

Total to date: (878 Total confirmed cases and 9 deaths total reported here with 70 hospitalizations total.)

  • Up 23 confirmed cases since yesterday.
    • (These figures apply to Bulloch County Residents)
  • EGRMC currently/today caring for 22 COVID-19 positive patients today
    • (May or may not be Bulloch County Residents)
    • 10 COVID-19 patients on vents
  • EMS Transports  To Date: 67 probable/possible positives and 46 confirmed positive transports by EMS.  (possible/probable positive means symptoms of COVID present)

Top Stories Today:

  • 76-year-old male is 9th Bulloch resident to die from COVID-19
  • 82 deaths reported in Georgia in last 24 hours
  • EGRMC- currently has 10 of 22 COVID-19 patients on ventilators.
  • Free mask distribution tomorrow at:
    • Parkers (3 locations)
      • Brampton
      • Hwy 301 & Bypass
      • Hwy 80 (in front of Lowe’s)

Statewide, COVID-19 hospitalizations have surpassed the previous peaks in April. The number of hospitalizations fell through May, and by June 7 the state counted 783 people hospitalized. Yesterday there were 3157 in Georgia hospitals due to COVID-19

7/23/20

855 Total confirmed cases and 8 deaths total reported here with 70 hospitalizations total.) Up only 21 confirmed cases since yesterday.  (These figures apply to Bulloch County Residents)

  • EGRMC currently/today caring for 24 COVID-19 positive patients today
    • (May or may not be Bulloch County Residents)
    • 9 COVID-19 patients on vents.
  • EMS Transports  7/22 (1 possible)
    • To Date: 67 probable/possible positives and 46 confirmed positive transports by EMS.  (possible/probable positive means symptoms of COVID present)

7/22/20

834 Total confirmed cases and 8 deaths total reported here with 69 hospitalizations total.

  • Up only 10 confirmed cases since yesterday….Wear that Mask!  (These figures apply to Bulloch County Residents)
  • EGRMC currently/today caring for 22 COVID-19 positive patients today
    • (May or may not be Bulloch County Residents)
    • 7 COVID-19 patients on vents.
  • EMS Transports  7/21 (1 positive)
    • To Date: 66 probable/possible positives and 46 confirmed positive transports by EMS.  (possible/probable positive means symptoms of COVID present)

7/21/20

  • 8th Bulloch resident dies from COVID-19 (52-year-old male with underlying health issues.
  • Median age of positive COVID-19 tests here is 29.
  • 824 Total confirmed cases and 8 deaths total reported here with 67 hospitalizations total.
  • Up 21 confirmed cases since yesterday.
    • These figures apply to Bulloch County Residents
  • EGRMC currently/today caring for 19 COVID-19 positive patients today
    • (May or may not be Bulloch County Residents)
    • 5 COVID-19 patients on vents.
  • EMS Transports 7/20 (1 possible.) 7/21 (1 possible positive)
    • To Date: 66 probable/possible positives and 45 confirmed positive transports by EMS.  (possible/probable positive means symptoms of COVID present)
  • SPOC closed today. Opens 8am-12:30pm tomorrow. When open locally/local health department. Call 855-473-4374 for an appointment.

7/20/20

  • 803 total positive cases to date)
    • Yesterday 791
    • 7 deaths total reported here with 65 hospitalizations total.
    • Up 12 confirmed cases since yesterday.  (These figures apply to Bulloch County Residents)
  • EGRMC currently/today caring for 25 COVID-19 positive patients today (May or may not be Bulloch County Residents)
    • 5 COVID-19 patients on vents.
  • EMS Transports 7/18 (2 possible.) 7/19 (1 positive. 4 possible positives) 7/20 (2 possible positives)
    • To Date: 64 probable/possible positives and 45 confirmed positive transports by EMS.  (possible/probable positive means symptoms of COVID present)
  • Top Stories Today:  Health Care System Very Busy
  • EGRMC caring for 25 COVID-19 positive patients
    • 5 on ventilators.
    • This is the highest COVID-19 patients thus far.
  • Georgia Regional Coordinating Hospital Regions (We are in Region J) see image attached.  246 out of 265 critical care beds in use.  Only 19 beds available.
  • Bulloch Surpasses 800 in residents that have tested positive for COVID-19 to date.
  • Commission Chair Thompson and Mayor McCollar submit request to state operations for more facemasks.  Granted.  Delivery pending.

7/19/20

  • 791 Total confirmed cases and 7 deaths total reported here with 65 hospitalizations total.) Up 12 confirmed cases since yesterday.  (These figures apply to Bulloch County Residents)
  • EGRMC currently/today caring for 21 COVID-19 positive patients today (May or may not be Bulloch County Residents) 5 COVID-19 patients on vents.
  • EMS 0 transports of COVID-19 positive patients in last 24 hours.
  • To Date: 56 probable and 44 confirmed transports by EMS.

7/18/20

  • 779 total positive cases to date) Yesterday 751
  • 18-29 year old’s now make up 25% of positive COVID-19 cases in Georgia.
  •  7 deaths total reported here with 65 hospitalizations total.)
    • Up 28 confirmed cases since yesterday.
    • (These figures apply to Bulloch County Residents)
  • EGRMC currently/today caring for 22 COVID-19 positive patients today
    • (May or may not be Bulloch County Residents)
    • 5 COVID-19 patients on vents.
  • EMS received notice of 3 recent transports. To Date: 56 probable and 44 confirmed transports by EMS.

7/17/20

  • Bulloch has 7th death to COVID-19 (47 year old male/unk/other health issues)
  • 751 Total confirmed cases and 7 deaths total reported here with 59 hospitalizations total.)
    • Up 28 confirmed cases since yesterday. (These figures apply to Bulloch County Residents)
  • EGRMC currently/today caring for 22 COVID-19 positive patients today
    • (May or may not be Bulloch County Residents)
    • 5 COVID-19 patients on vents.
  • EMS had 1 confirmed COVID-19 positive patients contact in last 24 and 3 probable’s.
    • To Date: 56 probable and 41 confirmed transports by EMS.
  • Georgia reaches “widespread community transmission” of COVID-19. Community spread, or community transmission, happens when people contract the virus but do not know how or when they got it.
  • A state experiencing community spread is in the “acceleration phase” of a pandemic, meaning cases are rising up a curve, according to health officials. Cases, tests, hospitalizations, and deaths are all rising in Georgia.
  • The positive test rate is now 13.6 percent which is two percentage points away from the CDC danger zone of 15 percent.
  • The President’s Task Force identified 18 states that are in the red zone for cases: Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Nevada, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Utah. The “Red Zone” is defined as those core-based statistical areas (CBSAs) and counties that during the last week reported both new cases above 100 per 100,000 population, and a diagnostic test positivity result above 10%.”
  • Georgia is in the “red zone” for cases and test positivity.
  • Schedule your free COVID-19 test online is now available. https://www.sehdph.org/covid-19/

7/16/20

  • 723 Total confirmed cases and 6 deaths total reported here with 57 hospitalizations total.)
    • Up 24 confirmed cases since yesterday.
    • (These figures apply to Bulloch County Residents)
  • EGRMC currently/today caring for 18 COVID-19 positive patients today
    • (May or may not be Bulloch County Residents) 6 COVID-19 patients on vents.
    • EMS had 1 confirmed COVID-19 positive patients transported in last 24 and 3 probable’s.
    • To Date: 54 probable and 40 confirmed transports by EMS.
  • Masks distributed to Superior and State Courts

7/15/20

  • 699 Total confirmed cases and 6 deaths total reported here with 54 hospitalizations total.
    • Up 15 confirmed cases since yesterday and 9 hospitalizations. (These figures apply to Bulloch County Residents)
  • EGRMC currently/today caring for 18 COVID-19 positive patients today (May or may not be Bulloch County Residents)
    • 5 COVID-19 patients on vents.
  • EMS had 0 confirmed COVID-19 positive patients transported in last 24 but 2 probable’s.
      • To Date: 51 probable and 39 confirmed transports by EMS.

7/14/20

  • 684 Total confirmed cases and 6 deaths total reported here with 45 hospitalizations total.
    • Up 24 confirmed cases since yesterday. (These figures apply to Bulloch County Residents)
  • EGRMC currently/today caring for 23 COVID-19 positive patients today
    • (May or may not be Bulloch County Residents)
    • 5 COVID-19 patients on vents.
  • EMS received notice of 1 confirmed COVID-19 positive patients transported recently.
    • To Date: 49 probable and 39 confirmed transports by EMS.

7/13/20

  • 660 Total confirmed cases and 6 deaths total reported here with 45 hospitalizations total.)
    • Up 37 confirmed cases since yesterday.
    • (These figures apply to Bulloch County Residents)
  • EGRMC currently/today caring for 22 COVID-19 positive patients today
    • (May or may not be Bulloch County Residents)
    • 5 COVID-19 patients on vents.
  • EMS received notice of 2 confirmed COVID-19 positive patients transported recently.  To Date: 46 probable and 38 confirmed transports by EMS.

7/12/20

623 Total confirmed cases and 6 deaths total reported here with 44 hospitalizations total.)  Up 48 confirmed cases since yesterday.  (These figures apply to Bulloch County Residents)

  • EGRMC currently/today caring for 20 COVID-19 positive patients today
    • (May or may not be Bulloch County Residents)
    • 4 COVID-19 patients on vents. No change since yesterday.
  • EMS received notice of 2 confirmed COVID-19 positive patients transported recently.
    • To Date: 43 probable and 36 confirmed transports by EMS.

7/11/20

6th Bulloch County resident from COVID-19 (90 plus year old female/with comorbidity

  • 609 Total confirmed cases and 6 deaths total reported here with 44 hospitalizations total.)
  • Up 28 confirmed cases since yesterday.
    • (These figures apply to Bulloch County Residents)
  • EGRMC currently/today caring for 20 COVID-19 positive patients today
    • (May or may not be Bulloch County Residents)
    • 4 COVID-19 patients on vents.
  • EMS received notice of 0 confirmed COVID-19 positive patients transported recently.  To Date: 40 probable and 34 confirmed transports by EMS.

7/10/20

5th Bulloch Resident Dies from COVID-19/62 yr old female/unknown previous medical history

  • 581 total cases
  • Up 20 in 24 hours.
  • EGRMC caring for 22 COVID-19 positive patients with 5 on Ventilators.

  • This represents the highest number of patients admitted to date to this hospital. Across the State critical care beds are at the highest use to date.

    • Georgia to reactivate makeshift hospital at Atlanta Convention Center

  • EMS received notice of 2 confirmed COVID-19 positive patients transported recently.  To Date: 40 probable and 34 confirmed transports by EMS.

 

7/9/20

561 confirmed COVID-19 positive Bulloch residents

  • Up 15 in 24 hours.
  • 4 deaths total reported here with 42 hospitalizations total
  • Bulloch EMA working with Mayor McCollar’s “Statesboro COVID-19 Community Response Team” and “Squashing the Spread Bulloch” to distribute masks at various locations this Saturday from 9-12.  (locations to be finalized tomorrow).
  • EGRMC currently/today caring for 18 COVID-19 positive patients today (May or may not be Bulloch County Residents) 5 total ventilators in use, 5 COVID-19 patients on vents.
  • EMS received notice of 1 confirmed COVID-19 positive patients transported recently.  To Date: 39 probable and 32 confirmed transports by EMS.

7/8/20

546 Total confirmed cases and 4 deaths total reported here with 40 hospitalizations total.

  • Up 14 confirmed cases since yesterday, with a substantial increase in hospitalizations.  (These figures apply to Bulloch County Residents)
  • EGRMC currently/today caring for 18 COVID-19 positive patients today (May or may not be Bulloch County Residents)
    • 4 total ventilators in use, 3 COVID-19 on vents.
  • EMS received notice of 2 confirmed COVID-19 positive patients transported recently.  To Date: 38 probable and 31 confirmed transports by EMS.
  • EMA/Resource request made for law enforcement assistance from State at local SPOC.  Local law enforcement working to resolve.
  • EMA picked up 10k masks for public today in Macon.

7/7/20

532 Total confirmed cases and 4 deaths total reported here with 39 hospitalizations total.

    • Up 17 confirmed cases since yesterday.  (These figures apply to Bulloch County Residents)
  • EGRMC currently/today caring for 18 COVID-19 positive patients today (May or may not be Bulloch County Residents)
    • 4 COVID-19 patients on ventilators.
  • EMS received notice of 1 confirmed COVID-19 positive patients transported recently.
    • To Date: 37 probable and 29 confirmed transports by EMS.
  • EMA/Resource request made for law enforcement assistance from State at local SPOC
  • EMA consulting local officials on distribution of 10k masks obtained from State.

7/6/2020

EGRMC caring for 20 COVID-19 positive patients/highest to date.

First single digit increase in COVID-19 positive Bulloch residents since June 18th.  (7)

  • 515 Total confirmed cases and 4 deaths total reported here with 39 hospitalizations total.
    • Up 7 confirmed cases since yesterday, with a substantial increase in hospitalizations.  (These figures apply to Bulloch County Residents)
  • The 20 COVID-19 positive patients at EGRMC (May or may not be Bulloch County Residents)
    • 6 patients on ventilators, 4 of which are COVID-19 positive patients.
  • EMS has transported 2 probable COVID-19 positive patients in last 24 hours.  To Date: 36 probable and 28 confirmed transports by EMS.
  • EMA working on resource request from local NH for staffing support.

7/5/2020

  • 508 confirmed COVID-19 positive Bulloch residents – Up 25 in 24 hours.

  • Biggest Stories Today:  Bulloch Confirmed Positive Cases Exceed 500.

    • Good News is…. Deaths remain the same at 4. EMS has had a busy weekend with 5 transports of COVID positive patients and 2 probable.

    • 1400 health care workers sign petition urging Governor Kemp to implement more restrictions.

  • EGRMC currently/today caring for 16 COVID-19 positive patients today (May or may not be Bulloch County Residents)
    • 9 patients on ventilator 5 of which are COVID-19 positive patients.
  • EMS has transported 5 COVID-19 positive patients in last 24 hours.  To Date: 34 probable and 28 confirmed transports by EMS.

7/4/2020

  • Total to date: 483 Total confirmed cases and 4 deaths total reported here with 39 hospitalizations total.
    • Up 18 confirmed cases since yesterday, with a substantial increase in hospitalizations.  These figures apply to Bulloch County Residents
  • EGRMC currently/today caring for 17 COVID-19 positive patients today
    • May or may not be Bulloch County Residents
    • 9 patients on ventilator 5 of which are COVID-19 positive patients.
  • EMS has transported 0 COVID-19 positive patients in last 24 hours. To Date: 32 probable and 23 confirmed transports by EMS.
  • Important:  If you receive a call concerning contact tracing, please cooperate with the tracer.  To not do so puts others’ lives and health in jeopardy.

7/2/2020

  • Total to date: (411 Total confirmed cases and 4 deaths total reported here with 31 hospitalizations total.)  Up 20 confirmed cases since yesterday.
    • These figures apply to Bulloch County Residents
  • EGRMC releases statement soliciting communities help in fighting spread of COVID-19
  • City Hall closed due to employee testing positive with COVID-19.
  • EGRMC currently/today caring for 15 COVID-19 positive patients today
    • May or may not be Bulloch County Residents
    • Highest number to date.
  • EMS has transported 0 COVID-19 positive patients in last 24 hours.  To Date: 32 probable and 22 confirmed transports by EMS. Up 5 confirmed.
  • SPOC closed today at local health department.  Opens Monday.  Call 855-473-4374 for an appointment.
  • To date EMA has facilitated 40 resource requests with 39 completed as of today.

7/1/20

  • 391 confirmed COVID-19 positive Bulloch residents) Up 52 in 24 hours.  (another record daily increase)
  • Newsworthy:  Governor Kemp issued warning on his “wear a mask tour” …  “If people, especially our young people, don’t start wearing a mask when they’re going out in public and our numbers keep rising, that’s going to be a tall task,” he said of the prospect of a college football season.
  • 4 deaths total reported here with 30 hospitalizations total.
    • Up 52 confirmed cases since yesterday.  (These figures apply to Bulloch County Residents)
  • EGRMC currently/today caring for 14 COVID-19 positive patients today (May or may not be Bulloch County Residents)
  • EMS has busiest day thus far. They have transported 5 positive COVID-19 positive in last 16 hrs.  To Date: 32 probable and 22 confirmed transports by EMS. Up 5 confirmed.
  • EMA has facilitated 40 resource requests with 39 completed as of today.  (new request made today)

6/30/20

339 confirmed COVID-19 positive Bulloch residents) Up 40 in 24 hours.

  • Steve Pennington, CEO of EGRMC spoke via video conference today to the local Chamber of Commerce and shared some information about the Hospital’s on-going response to COVID-19.  Some of the major points were:

    • Recent admissions are sicker than they were seeing before and younger
    • To date they have admitted 61 COVID positive patients.
    • They are currently treating 14 COVID patients.
  • 30 hospitalizations total
  • EMS transported no positive COVID-19 positive in last 24 hrs.  To Date: 32 probable and 17 confirmed transports by EMS. Up 3 confirmed.
  • SPOC closed today at local health department. Call 855-473-4374 for an appointment.
  • To date EMA has facilitated 39 resource requests with 39 completed as of today.

6/29/20

299 confirmed COVID-19 positive Bulloch residents) Up 27 in 48 hours.

  • Most COVID-19 positive cases are occurring in 18-29-year-old citizens with over 17,000 of 79,417 of total confirmed in the state
  • EGRMC currently/today caring for 14 COVID-19 positive patients today (May or may not be Bulloch County Residents)
  • EMS activity is picking up. They transported 3 positive COVID-19 positive and 4 possible positive patients in the past 48 hrs.  To Date: 32 probable and 17 confirmed transports by EMS. Up 3 confirmed.

6/27/20

272 confirmed COVID-19 positive Bulloch residents) Up 11 in 24 hours.

  • 4 deaths total reported here with 21 hospitalizations total.)  Up 11 confirmed cases since yesterday.  (These figures apply to Bulloch County Residents)
  • EGRMC currently/today caring for 8 COVID-19 positive patients today. (May or may not be Bulloch County Residents)
  • EMS transported 1 positive COVID-19 patients in the past 24 hrs.  To Date: 28 probable and 14 confirmed transports by EMS. Up 1 confirmed.
  • EMA received confirmation of additional 10k for local stockpile and eventual distribution
  • Bulloch County is currently in the Category of “Substantial Spread”.  Below are the criteria recognized by DPH.

    • Substantial Spread: greater than 100 cases per 100,000 county residents

    • Minimal/Moderate Spread: 6-100 cases per 100,000 county residents

    • No/Low Spread: 1-5 cases per 100,000 county residents

6/26/20

261 confirmed COVID-19 positive Bulloch residents) Up 29 in 24 hours.

  • 3 deaths total reported here with 20 hospitalizations total
  • EGRMC currently/today caring for 8 COVID-19 positive patients today. (May or may not be Bulloch County Residents)
  • EMS transported 2 positive COVID-19 patients in the past 24 hrs.  To Date: 28 probable and 13 confirmed transports by EMS. Up 2 confirmed.
  • To date EMA has facilitated 39 resource requests with 38 completed.

6/25/20

232 confirmed COVID-19 positive Bulloch residents) Up 13 in 24 hours.

  • 3 deaths total reported here with 19 hospitalizations total.)  Up 13 confirmed cases since yesterday.  (These figures apply to Bulloch County Residents)
  • EGRMC currently/today caring for 8 COVID-19 positive patients today. (May or may not be Bulloch County Residents)
  • EMS transported 2 possible COVID-19 patients yesterday.  To Date: 28 probable and 11 confirmed transports by EMS.

6/24/20

219 Total confirmed cases and 3 deaths total reported here with 19 hospitalizations total.)  Up 36 confirmed cases since yesterday.  This represents the largest increase to date.  (These figures apply to Bulloch County Residents)

  • EGRMC currently/today caring for 8 COVID-19 positive patients today. (May or may not be Bulloch County Residents) – down 3 from yesterday
  • EMS transported 1 possible COVID-19 patient yesterday.  To Date: 26 probable and 11 confirmed transports by EMS.

6/23/20

183 Total confirmed cases and 3 deaths total reported here with 17 hospitalizations total.)  Up 19 confirmed cases since yesterday.  (These figures apply to Bulloch County Residents)

  • EGRMC currently/today caring for 11 COVID-19 positive patients today. (May or may not be Bulloch County Residents) Down 1 from yesterday
  • EMS transported 1 possible COVID-19 patient last week.  To Date: 25 probable and 11 confirmed transports by EMS.

6/22/20

164 confirmed COVID-19 positive Bulloch residents) Up 25 since Friday update.

  • 3 deaths total reported here with 17 hospitalizations total.
  • EGRMC currently/today caring for 12 COVID-19 positive patients today. Saturday/ 8 and Sunday/ 11.  (May or may not be Bulloch County Residents)
  • EMS transported 1 possible COVID-19 patient last week.  To Date: 25 probable and 11 confirmed transports by EMS.
  • To date EMA has facilitated 39 resource requests with 37 completed.

6/19/20

  • 139 COVID-19 Confirmed Bulloch Residents to date
  • Up 20 in 24 hours.

  • Total to date: (139 Total confirmed cases and 3 deaths total reported here with 15 hospitalizations total.) Up 20 confirmed cases since yesterday. (These figures apply to Bulloch County Residents)

  • EGRMC currently/today caring for 6 COVID-19 positive patients today. Down 2 since yesterday. (May or may not be Bulloch County Residents)

  • EMS transported 0 possible COVID-19 patient since yesterday. To Date: 25 probable and 10 confirmed transports by EMS.

6/18/20

  • 119 Total confirmed cases and 3 deaths total reported here with 14 hospitalizations total.)
    • Up 4 confirmed cases since yesterday and up 1 hospitalization. These figures apply to Bulloch County Residents
  • EGRMC currently/today caring for 8 COVID-19 positive patients today. Down 2 since yesterday. (May or may not be Bulloch County Residents)
  • EMS transported 0 possible COVID-19 patient since yesterday.  To Date: 25 probable and 10 confirmed transports by EMS.
  • To date EMA has facilitated 39 resource requests with 37 completed.

6/17/20

115 confirmed COVID-19 positive Bulloch residents – Up 5 in 24 hours.

Yesterday, nine states — Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Nevada, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, and Texas — had reported either new single-day highs or set a record for seven-day new case averages.  Georgia shares a border with 3 of these states.

  • Total to date: (115 Total confirmed cases and 3 deaths total reported here with 14 hospitalizations total.)  Up 5 confirmed cases since yesterday and up 1 hospitalization.
  • EGRMC currently/today caring for 10 COVID-19 positive patients today. No change since yesterday
  • EMS transported 0 possible COVID-19 patient since yesterday.  To Date: 25 probable and 10 confirmed transports by EMS.
  • In the last 17 days since the 1st of June, confirmed positive cases have doubled in our county.  We must remain vigilant.

6/16/20

Bulloch County Status as of 6/16/2020 3:00pm:

  • (110 Total confirmed cases and 3 deaths total reported here with 13 hospitalizations total.)  Up 2 confirmed cases since Friday and up 1 hospitalization.
  •  EGRMC currently caring for 10 COVID-19 positive patients today. This is the most thus far.
  • BOE serving 5600 meals daily through July 17th
  • EMS transported 1 possible COVID-19 patient since yesterday.  To Date: 25 probable and 10 confirmed transports by EMS.

6/15/20

Bulloch County Status as of 6/15/2020: (108 Total confirmed cases and 3 deaths total reported here with 12 hospitalizations total.) Up 16 confirmed since Friday. EGRMC currently caring for 10 COVID-19 positive patients today. This is the most thus far.

6/12/20

92 Total confirmed cases and 3 deaths total reported here with 12 hospitalizations total. Up 5 confirmed since yesterday.

  • Noteworthy: EGRMC currently caring for 9 COVID-19 positive patients today.
  • EMS transported 0 possible COVID-19 since yesterday. EMS has had contact with 23 probable and 10 confirmed COVID-19 positive patients since March.

Governor Kemp held his weekly briefing yesterday on the COVID-19 response statewide. He lifted widespread restrictions in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19 on Thursday, reopening even more venues and lifting the shelter in place orders for people over 65-years-old.

The shelter in place order ends effectively immediately for any residents or visitors to Georgia who are over 65 years old unless they are in a nursing home, in a long-term care facility or have health issues. Gatherings of 50 people are now allowed if people are at least six feet apart. There is no longer a maximum of people who can dine together in restaurants as one party. Workers in restaurants now only need to wear face coverings when interactive with customers. The governor’s emergency order goes into effect on June 16 at midnight and runs through June 30 but could be extended.

6/11/20

87 Total confirmed cases and 3 deaths total reported here with 11 hospitalizations total.  No change since yesterday.

  • EGRMC has 8 COVID-19 positive patients today. (increase of 1 since yesterday)
  • EMS transported 0 possible COVID-19 since yesterday. EMS has had contact with 23 probable and 10 confirmed COVID-19 positive patients since March.

6/10/20

87 Total confirmed cases and 3 deaths total reported here with 11 hospitalizations total. Increase of 3 confirmed since yesterday.

  • EGRMC has 7 COVID-19 positive patients today. (increase of 1 since yesterday)
  • EMS transported 0 possible COVID-19 since yesterday. EMS has had contact with 23 probable and 10 confirmed COVID-19 positive patients since March.

6/9/20

  • Bulloch Confirmed Cases climbs to 84
  • 3 deaths total reported here with 11 hospitalizations total. Increase of 1 confirmed since yesterday.
  • EGRMC has 6 COVID-19 positive patients today. (increase of 2 since yesterday)
  • EMS transported 0 possible COVID-19 since yesterday That makes 23 probable and 10 confirmed patients the EMS has transported or contacted/evaluated.

6/8/20

  • Bulloch Confirmed Cases climbs to 83
  • 3 deaths total reported here with 11 hospitalizations total. Increase of 2 confirmed positive since Friday’s report
  • EGRMC has 4 COVID-19 positive patients today. (unchanged since Friday)
  • EMS transported 1 possible COVID-19 Saturday and contacted a definite positive Sunday but did not transport. That makes 23 probable and 10 confirmed patients the EMS has transported or contacted/evaluated.
NO WEEKEND REPORTS – 06/06 and 06/07

6/5/20

Bulloch Confirmed Cases = 81. 2 deaths total reported here with 11 hospitalizations total.) Increase of 4 since yesterday.

  • EGRMC has 4 COVID-19 positive patients today. (down 1 from yesterday)
  • EMS transported 0 confirmed COVID-19 over the past 24 hours. That makes 22 probable and 9 confirmed patients the EMS has transported.

6/4/20

Bulloch Confirmed Cases remain 77.

  • 2 deaths total reported here with 11 hospitalizations total.) Unchanged since yesterday. Testing is up locally, so increases are expected. Please continue to take the steps above to protect yourself and others.
  • EGRMC has 5 COVID-19 positive patients today. (up 2 from yesterday)
  • EMS transported 0 confirmed COVID-19 over the past 24 hours. That makes 22 probable and 9 confirmed patients the EMS has transported.

6/3/20

(77 Total confirmed cases and 2 deaths total reported here with 11 hospitalizations total.) Increase of 10 confirmed from yesterday. Testing is up locally, so increases are expected. Please continue to take the steps above to protect yourself and others.

  • EGRMC has 3 COVID-19 positive patients today.
  • EMS transported 2 confirmed COVID-19 over the past 24 hours. That makes 22 probable and 9 confirmed patients the EMS has transported.

6/1/20

The local SPOC/Specimen Point of Collection site has relocated from the Kiwanis Fairgrounds to the local health department located at 1 W Altman Street in Statesboro.  If you would like to be tested for free, please call 855-473-4374 for an appointment at the new site.

Bulloch County Status: (62 Total confirmed cases and 2 deaths total reported here with 10 hospitalizations total.) Increase of 2 confirmed from yesterday

  • EGRMC has 2 COVID-19 positive patients today.
  • EMS transported 1 confirmed COVID-19 over the past 24 hours.  That makes 22 probable and 7 confirmed patients the EMS has transported.

Statewide DPH report as of 6/1/2020 1pm
(Beginning June 2nd DPH will update data once per day at 3pm.  Tomorrow’s local update will come after 3pm because of this.)

–Total Test- 562,815 (increase of 8,829 in 24hrs)
Note: This includes 91,184 molecular, and serology/Antibody tests.
–Confirmed COVID-19 cases- 47,618 (1.5% increase from yesterday)
–ICU admissions- 1,800 (0.4% increase from yesterday)
–Hospitalized- 8,127(2.3% increase from yesterday)
–Deaths- 2,074 (1.9% increase from yesterday)

5/31/20

Bulloch County Status: (60 Total confirmed cases and 2 deaths total reported here with 9 hospitalizations total.) no increase since Friday.

  • EGRMC has 3 COVID-19 positive patients today.

  • SPOC closed today. Opens tomorrow on Altman St/Health Department.

Statewide DPH report as of 5/31/2020 9am
–(Beginning June 2nd DPH will update data once per day at 3pm.)
–Total Test- 553,986 (increase of 8,648 tests since Friday)

Note: This includes 88,461 molecular, and serology/Antibody tests.
–Confirmed COVID-19 cases- 46,909 (2.7% increase from Friday)
–ICU admissions- 1,794 (0.8% increase since Friday)
–Hospitalized- 7,945(1.2% increase since Friday)
–Deaths- 2,035 (3% increase since Friday)

5/29/20

The local SPOC/Specimen Point of Collection site is relocating from the Kiwanis Fairgrounds today to the local health department located at 1 W Altman Street in Statesboro. The site will be closed today to facilitate this move and re-open Saturday on Altman Street. If you would like to be tested for free, please call 855-473-4374 for an appointment at the new site.

Bulloch County Status: (60 Total confirmed cases and 2 deaths total reported here with 9 hospitalizations total.) no increase since yesterday.

  • EGRMC has 3 COVID-19 positive patients today.
  • EMS transported 0 confirmed COVID-19 over the past 24 hours. That makes 21 probable and 7 confirmed patients EMS has transported.

Statewide DPH report as of 5/29/2020 1:00 pm
(Beginning June 2nd DPH will update data once per day at 3pm.)
–Total Test- 532,007 (increase of 8,648 tests since yesterday)
Note: This includes 81,736 molecular, and serology/Antibody tests.
–Confirmed COVID-19 cases- 45,670 (1.4% increase from yesterday)
–ICU admissions- 1,780 (1.1% increase since yesterday)
–Hospitalized- 7,852(1.1% increase since yesterday)
–Deaths- 1,974 (0.7% increase since yesterday)

5/28/2020

The local SPOC/Specimen Point of Collection site will be relocating from the Kiwanis Fairgrounds today to the local health department located at 1 W Altman Street in Statesboro. The site will be closed today and Friday to facilitate this move and re-open Saturday on Altman Street. If you would like to be tested for free, please call 855-473-4374 for an appointment at the new site.

Bulloch County Status: (60 Total confirmed cases and 2 deaths total reported here with 10 hospitalizations total.) increase of 7 since yesterday. (That is the biggest increase in confirmed cases we have had in 24 hours. No doubt the increase in local testing is contributing to this.

  • EGRMC has 3 COVID-19 positive patients today.
  • EMS transported 1 confirmed COVID-19 over the past 24 hours. That makes 21 probable and 7 confirmed patients the EMS has transported. They also had a confirmed contact but did not transport.

Statewide DPH report as of 5/28/2020 1:00 pm
–Total Test- 523,359 (increase of 4,768 tests since yesterday)
Note: This includes 78,173 molecular, and serology/Antibody tests.
–Confirmed COVID-19 cases- 45,070 (1.5% increase from yesterday)
–ICU admissions- 1,761 (1.5% increase since Sunday)
–Hospitalized- 7,767(1.4% increase since Sunday)
–Deaths- 1,962 (2.81% increase since Sunday) 55 deaths in 24 hours/not good

5/27/2020

The local SPOC/Specimen Point of Collection site will be relocating from the Kiwanis Fairgrounds to the local health department located at 1 W Altman Street in Statesboro.

The site will be closed tomorrow and Friday to facilitate this move and re-open Saturday on Altman Street. If you would like to be tested for free, please call 855-473-4374 for an appointment at the new site.

Bulloch County Status: (53 Total confirmed cases and 2 deaths total reported here with 9 hospitalizations total.) increase of 1 confirmed case since yesterday.

  • EGRMC has 3 COVID-19 positive patients today.
  • EMS transported 1 possible or confirmed COVID-19 over the weekend. That makes 21 probable and 6 confirmed patients the EMS has transported. They also had a confirmed contact but did not transport.
  • PPE pick up scheduled for Friday in Waycross
  • SPLASH in the BORO announces it will not open for season.

Statewide DPH report as of 5/27/2020 1:00 pm
–Total Test- 518,591 (increase of 3,646 tests since yesterday)
Note: This includes all COVID-19 tests, molecular, and serology/Antibody tests.
–Confirmed COVID-19 cases- 44,421 (1.6% increase since Sunday)
–ICU admissions- 1,735 (1.9% increase since Sunday)
–Hospitalized- 7,666(1.6% increase since Sunday)
–Deaths- 1,907 (1.9% increase since Sunday)

5/26/2020

The local SPOC/Specimen Point of Collection site will be relocating from the Kiwanis Fairgrounds to the local health department located at 1 W Altman Street in Statesboro. This will aid the local health department in balancing the ongoing specimen collection process for COVID-19, and the provision of daily public health services. The site will be closed this Thursday May 28th to facilitate the move. More details to follow tomorrow.

Statewide DPH report as of 5/26/2020 1:00 pm
–Total Test- 514,945 (32,991 more tests since Sunday)
–Confirmed COVID-19 cases- 43,730 (2.1% increase since Sunday)
–ICU admissions- 1,703 (1.8% increase since Sunday)
–Hospitalized- 7,547(1.5% increase since Sunday)
–Deaths- 1,824 (2.6% increase since Sunday)

  • EGRMC still has 1 COVID-19 positive patient today
  • County offices initiate phased opening process today.
  • EMS transported 1 possible or confirmed COVID-19 over the weekend. That makes 21 probable and 6 confirmed patients the EMS has transported.
    • They also had a confirmed contact but did not transport.

5/25/2020 

No report issued.

5/24/2020

The commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration on Sunday urged Americans observing Memorial Day weekend to follow federal guidelines aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus, saying the deadly virus “is not yet contained.”

“With the country starting to open up this holiday weekend, I again remind everyone that the coronavirus is not yet contained. It is up to every individual to protect themselves and their community. Social distancing, hand washing and wearing masks protect us all,” Dr. Stephen Hahn wrote in a tweet.

Bulloch County Status: (52 Total confirmed cases and 2 deaths total reported here with 9 hospitalizations total.) No increase since yesterday.

  • EGRMC still has 1 COVID-19 positive patient today.
  • EMS transported 0 possible or confirmed COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. That makes 21 probable and 6 confirmed patients the EMS has transported.

Statewide DPH report as of 5/24/2020 1:00 pm
–Total Test- 481,954 (28,415 more tests since yesterday)
–Confirmed COVID-19 cases- 42,838 (1.7% increase from yesterday)
–ICU admissions- 1,683 (.3 increase from yesterday)
–Hospitalized- 7,439(.4% increase from yesterday)
–Deaths- 1,824 (.8% increase from yesterday)

5/23/2020

Bulloch County confirmed positives are up again by 3 since yesterday, our hospitalizations remain low which is a good sign.  The increase in testing would also contribute to that increase.

Georgia has a new hot spot.  Hancock had 170 reported cases of COVID-19 as of Wednesday, the fourth-highest number per capita in the state. On Tuesday, a Hancock nursing home reported 14 new deaths to the state public health department, bringing the county total to at least 19.

Bulloch County Status: (52 Total confirmed cases and 2 deaths total reported here with 9 hospitalizations total.) Increase of 3 confirmed.

  • EGRMC still has 1 COVID-19 positive patient today.
  • EMS transported 0 possible or confirmed COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. That makes 21 probable and 6 confirmed patients the EMS has transported.

Statewide DPH report as of 5/23/2020 1:00 pm
–Total Test- 453,537 ( 26,288 more tests since yesterday)
–Confirmed COVID-19 cases- 42,132 (2.2% increase from yesterday)
–ICU admissions- 1,678 (1.2 increase from yesterday)
–Hospitalized- 7,411(1.4% increase from yesterday)
–Deaths- 1,811 (1.5% increase from yesterday)


5/22/20

While Bulloch County confirmed positives are up by 3 since yesterday, our hospitalizations remain low which is a good sign.  The increase in testing would also contribute to that increase.  With aggressive testing and contact tracing, people can still be at risk when going out. The Department of Public Health is working hard to implement both.  Social gatherings will be limited to a few people and wearing masks in public will likely remain necessary.  If you are headed to the Beach or Lake this weekend, expect a strong law enforcement presence.  State Patrol and DNR will be operating at near full strength throughout the holiday weekend.

Bulloch County Status: (49 Total confirmed cases and 2 deaths total reported here with 9 hospitalizations total.) Increase of 3 confirmed.

  • EGRMC has 2 COVID-19 positive patients today.
  • EMS transported 1 possible or confirmed COVID-19 in the last couple of days. That makes 21 probable and 6 confirmed patients the EMS has transported.

Statewide DPH report as of 5/22/2020 1:00 pm
–Total Tests Performed- 427,249 ( 23,042 more tests since yesterday)
–Confirmed COVID-19 cases- 41,218 (2.6% increase from yesterday)
–ICU admissions- 1,658 (1.6% increase from yesterday)
–Hospitalized- 7,313(1.8% increase from yesterday)
–Deaths- 1,785 (3.5% increase from yesterday)


5/21/20

Bulloch County Status: (46 Total confirmed cases and 2 deaths total reported here with 9 hospitalizations total.) Increase of 1 confirmed.  Please continue to:

  • Socially distance
  • Wear a mask when going out
  • Wash hands frequently and do not touch you face
  • Stay home if you are sick, elderly, or medically fragile

Statewide DPH report as of 5/21/2020 11:30am
–Total Test- 404,207 ( 1,267 more tests since yesterday)
–Confirmed COVID-19 cases- 40,157 (1.3% increase from yesterday)
–ICU admissions- 1,632 (1% increase from yesterday)
–Hospitalized- 7,194(1.3% increase from yesterday)
–Deaths- 1,724 (2.2% increase from yesterday)

Received notification that the National Guard will scale back operations in Mid-June if trends continue

  • EGRMC still has 1 COVID-19 positive patient today.
  • EMS transported 0 possible or confirmed COVID-19 in last 24 hours. That makes 20 probable and 6 confirmed patients the EMS has transported

5/20/20

National Guard test strike team completed testing at Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office today.  Sheriff Brown contacted EMA to make request through WebEOC when notified that this service would be made available to jail population and staff.  Over 340 tests completed since Sunday.  Operation completed today.  Many thanks to the National Guard.

Bulloch County Status: (45 Total confirmed cases and 2 deaths total reported here with 9 hospitalizations total.) Unchanged for several days.

  • EGRMC still has 1 COVID-19 positive patient today.
  • EMA participated in conference call with GA DPH SE district. District has 920 confirmed cases
  • EMS transported 0 possible or confirmed COVID-19 in last 24 hours. That makes 20 probable and 6 confirmed patients the EMS has transported.

Statewide DPH report as of 5/20/2020 12:00pm
–Total Test- 402,940 (24,784 tests since yesterday)
–Confirmed COVID-19 cases- 39,647 (2.6% increase from yesterday)
–ICU admissions- 1,617 (2.1% increase from yesterday)
–Hospitalized- 7,107(1.5% increase from yesterday)
–Deaths- 1,687 (2.3% increase from yesterday)


5/19/20

Bulloch County Status: (45 Total confirmed cases and 2 deaths total reported here with 9 hospitalizations total.) Unchanged for several days.

Statewide DPH report as of 5/19/2020 12:00pm
–Total Test- 378,156 (13,867 tests since yesterday)
–Confirmed COVID-19 cases- 38,624 (1.5% increase from yesterday)
–ICU admissions- 1,584 (1.8% increase from yesterday)
–Hospitalized- 7,002(1.3% increase from yesterday)
–Deaths- 1,649 (.5% increase from yesterday)

  • EGRMC still has 1 COVID-19 positive patient today.
  • EMS transported 1 possible or confirmed COVID-19 in last 24 hours. That makes 20 probable and 6 confirmed patients the EMS has transported.

5/18/20

Bulloch County Status: (45 Total confirmed cases and 2 deaths total reported here with 9 hospitalizations total.) Unchanged for several days.

Statewide DPH report as of 5/18/2020 1:00pm
–Total Test- 364,289 (43,220 tests in one day) Excellent!
–Confirmed COVID-19 cases- 38,081 (1.2% increase from yesterday)
–ICU admissions- 1,557 (.6% increase from yesterday)
–Hospitalized- 6,916(1.9% increase from yesterday)
–Deaths- 1,642 (2.2% increase from yesterday)

Over 43k tests in one day. That is extremely good for a 24-hour weekend day. IF YOU WANT A TEST. YOU CAN GET ONE.

  • EMS is not transporting possible or confirmed positives.
  • -EGRMC still has 1 COVID-19 positive patient today.

5/17/20

Bulloch County Status: (45 Total confirmed cases and 2 deaths total reported here with 9 hospitalizations total.) Holding Steady.

  • Over 30k tests in one day and ICU admissions, Hospitalized, and deaths only up slightly.
  • EMS is not transporting possible or confirmed positives.  Hopefully, this trend will continue
  • EGRMC still has 1 COVID-19 positive patient today.

Statewide DPH report as of 5/17/2020 1:00pm
–Total Test- 321,069 (30,106 tests in one day) Excellent!
–Confirmed COVID-19 cases- 37,642 (1.4% increase from yesterday)
–ICU admissions- 1,557 (.2% increase from yesterday)
–Hospitalized- 6,790(.9% increase from yesterday)
–Deaths- 1,606 (.9% increase from yesterday)


5/16/20

Bulloch County Status: (45 Total confirmed cases and 2 deaths total reported here with 9 hospitalizations total.) Holding Steady.

  • EGRMC still has 1 COVID-19 positive patient today.
  • EMS transported 0 possible or confirmed COVID-19 in last 24 hours. That makes 20 probable and 5 confirmed patients the EMS has transported.

BOE Announcement:  Bulloch County Schools will continue to provide free meals for any children ages 0-18 on weekdays at our 78 established sites through July 17, except for Memorial Day.  For now, they are still scheduled to begin school on Aug. 3.

Statewide DPH report as of 5/16/2020 1:00pm
–Total Test- 321,069 (19,195 more tests than yesterday) Excellent!
–Confirmed COVID-19 cases- 37,147 (1.3% increase from yesterday)
–ICU admissions- 1,554 (1.3% increase from yesterday)
–Hospitalized- 6,735(4.5% increase from yesterday)
–Deaths- 1,592 (2.2% increase from yesterday)


5/15/2020

  • Bulloch County Status: (45 Total confirmed cases and 2 deaths total reported here with 9 hospitalizations total.) Holding Steady.
  • EGRMC has 1 COVID-19 positive patients today.
  • EMS transported 0 possible or confirmed COVID-19 in last 24 hours. That makes 20 probable and 5 confirmed patients the EMS has transported.

Statewide DPH report as of 5/15/2020 1:00pm
–Total Test- 301,874 (15,993 more tests than yesterday) Excellent!
–Confirmed COVID-19 cases- 36,681 (2.3% increase from yesterday)
–ICU admissions- 1,534 (1.4% increase from yesterday)
–Hospitalized- 6,438(1.5% increase from yesterday)
–Deaths- 1,557 (2% increase from yesterday)


5/14/2020

  • Bulloch County Status: (45 Total confirmed cases and 2 deaths total reported here with 9 hospitalizations total.)
  • EGRMC has 1 COVID-19 positive patients today and will be resuming elective surgeries and procedures Friday May 15th.
  • EMS transported 0 possible or confirmed COVID-19 in last 24 hours. That makes 20 probable and 5 confirmed patients the EMS has transported.

DPH report as of 5/14/2020 1:00pm
Total Test- 285,881 (11,997 more tests than yesterday)
Confirmed COVID-19 cases- 35,858 (1.5% increase from yesterday)
ICU admissions- 1,513 (1.3% increase from yesterday)
Hospitalized- 6,345(1.4% increase from yesterday)
Deaths- 1,527 (1.5% increase from yesterday)
Encouraging in that the numbers for new confirmed, ICU admissions, Hospitalized, and deaths showed only a modest increase.


5/13/2020

  • Bulloch County Status: (45 Total confirmed cases and 2 deaths total reported here with 9 hospitalizations total.)
  • EGRMC has 0 COVID-19 positive patients today
  • EMS transported 0 possible or confirmed COVID-19 in last 24 hours. That makes 20 probable and 5 confirmed patients the EMS has transported.

DPH report as of 5/13/2020 1:00pm
Total Tests- 273,904 (22,616 more tests than yesterday) increase of 8.3%
Confirmed COVID-19 cases- 35,332 (2% increase from yesterday)
ICU admissions- 1,494 (3.5%% increase from yesterday)
Hospitalized- 6,259(2.5% increase from yesterday)
Deaths- 1,505 (% increase from yesterday)


5/12/2020

  • Bulloch County Status: (44 Total confirmed cases and 2 deaths total reported here with 9 hospitalizations total.) Unchanged since yesterday
  • EGRMC has 0 COVID-19 positive patients today, and will be resuming elective surgeries and procedures Friday May 15th. Contact the hospital for details.
  • EMS transported 0 possible or confirmed COVID-19 in last 24 hours. That makes 20 probable and 5 confirmed patients the EMS has transported.

DPH report as of 5/12/2020 1:00pm
–Total Test- 251,288 (10,891 more tests than yesterday) 4.2% increase
–Confirmed COVID-19 cases- 34,635 (2.1% increase from yesterday)
–ICU admissions- 1,443 (2.1% increase from yesterday)
–Hospitalized- 6,130(1.9% increase from yesterday)
–Deaths- 1,441 (1.4% increase from yesterday)


5/11/2020

  • Bulloch County Status: (44 Total confirmed cases and 2 deaths total reported here with 9 hospitalizations total.) Plus 2 confirmed cases since Saturday
  • EGRMC has 0 COVID-19 positive patients today.
  • EMS transported 0 possible or confirmed COVID-19 in last 24 hours.  That makes 20 probable and 5 confirmed patients the EMS has transported.

DPH report as of 5/11/2020 1:00pm
–Total Test- 251,288 (23,811 tests since Saturday) 9.5% increase
–Confirmed COVID-19 cases- 33,927 (6.5% increase since Saturday)
–ICU admissions- 1,414 (.4% increase since Saturday)
–Hospitalized- 6,015(.5% increase since Saturday)
–Deaths- 1,441 (2.9% increase since Saturday)

Some encouraging news in the stats above show ICU admissions and Hospitalized only ticked up slightly over 2 days.


5/10/2020 

No report


5/9/2020

  • Bulloch County Status: (42 Total confirmed cases and 2 deaths total reported here with 9 hospitalizations total.) Holding steady which is good news on the local level.
  • EGRMC has 1 COVID-19 positive patients today.
  • EMS transported 0 possible or confirmed COVID-19 in last 24 hours.  That makes 20 probable and 5 confirmed patients the EMS has transported

–DPH report as of 5/09/2020 1:30pm
–Total Test- 227,477 (7,847 tests in 24 hours)
–Confirmed COVID-19 cases- 31,722 (2.5% increase from yesterday)
–ICU admissions- 1,409 (1.5% increase from yesterday)
–Hospitalized- 5,986(1.7% increase from yesterday)
–Deaths- 1,400 (3.2% increase from yesterday)


5/8/2020

Bulloch County (42 Total confirmed cases and 2 deaths total reported here with 9 hospitalizations total.) Holding steady which is good news on the local level. The state has some good news also because the daily average of new confirmed COVID-19 positive cases statewide in the last 7 days went from 585 to 154.  We could see a jump in this number if the higher number of tests (100k) in the last week results in more confirmed cases when the test results are known.

  • EGRMC has 1 COVID-19 positive patients today.
  • EMS transported 0 possible or confirmed COVID-19 in last 24 hours.  That makes 20 probable and 5 confirmed patients the EMS has transported.

DPH report as of 5/08/2020 11:30am
–Total Test- 227,477 (10,174 tests in 24 hours) very good
–Confirmed COVID-19 cases- 31,722 (1.7% increase from yesterday)
–ICU admissions- 1,389 (2.6% increase from yesterday)
–Hospitalized- 5,886(1.6% increase from yesterday)
–Deaths- 1,356 (1.8% increase from yesterday)

Testing numbers have again increased significantly since yesterday.


5/7/2020

Bulloch County (42 Total confirmed cases and 2 deaths total reported here with 9 hospitalizations total.) Total confirmed cases went down by 1.  Must have been an error, but a good one.

  • -EGRMC has 0/ZERO COVID-19 positive patients today.  Excellent news!
  • EMS transported 0 possible or confirmed COVID-19 in last 24 hours.  That makes 20 probable and 5 confirmed patients the EMS has transported.

DPH report as of 5/07/2020 10:30am
–Total Test- 217,303 (13,166 more tests than yesterday) very good
–Confirmed COVID-19 cases- 31,193 (1.9% increase from yesterday)
–ICU admissions- 1,354 (1.7% increase from yesterday)
–Hospitalized- 5,795(1.3% increase from yesterday)
–Deaths- 1,332 (2% increase from yesterday)


5/6/2020 

Bulloch County (43 Total confirmed cases and 2 deaths total reported here with 9 hospitalizations total.) no change since yesterday

  • EGRMC still caring for 1 confirmed COVID-19 patient today.
  • EMS has transported one possible COVID-19 probable positive  utilizing full PPE protocal.  That makes 20 probable and 5 confirmed patients the EMS has transported.

DPH report as of 5/06/2020 12:30pm
–Total Test- 204,137 (3,263 more tests than yesterday) very good
–Confirmed COVID-19 cases- 30,602 (3.5% increase from yesterday)
–ICU admissions- 1,331 (1.3% increase from yesterday)
–Hospitalized- 5,723(2.7% increase from yesterday)
–Deaths- 1,306 (3.7% increase from yesterday)


5/5/2020

Bulloch County (43 Total confirmed cases and 2 deaths total reported here with 9 hospitalizations total.) Increase of 1 in confirmed cases since yesterday.

  • EMS has transported 19 probable and 5 confirmed patients the EMS has transported.
  • EGRMC caring for 1 confirmed COVID-19 patient today. Still Great News.

DPH report as of 5/05/2020 11:30am
–Total Test- 200,814 (8.9% increase since yesterday) very good
–Confirmed COVID-19 cases- 29,560 (1.6% increase from yesterday)
–ICU admissions- 1,303 (2.7% increase from yesterday)
–Hospitalized- 5,574(2.4% increase from yesterday)
–Deaths- 1,258 (4.3% increase from yesterday)

Testing numbers are up almost 9% from yesterday.  We can expect an increase in some of the numbers.


5/04/2020

Bulloch County (42 Total confirmed cases and 2 deaths total reported here with 9 hospitalizations total.) Holding steady.

  • EMS has transported one possible COVID-19 probable positive over the weekend.  That makes 19 probable and 5 confirmed patients the EMS has transported.
  • EGRMC caring for 1 confirmed COVID-19 patient today. Still Great News.

DPH report as of 5/04/2020 11:30am
–Total Test- 183.002 (4.5% increase since Saturday)
–Confirmed COVID-19 cases- 29,103 (2.7% increase since Saturday
–ICU admissions- 1,268 (1.6% increase since Saturday) Down from previous reporting period.
–Hospitalized- 5,444(1.1% increase since Saturday) Also down
–Deaths- 1,204 (2.5% increase since Saturday) Also down.


 5/02/2020

Bulloch County (42 Total confirmed cases and 2 deaths total reported here with 9 hospitalizations total.) That is an increase of 3 confirmed cases since yesterday.

  • EMS has transported 18 probable and 5 confirmed patients. 1 additional probable positive today.
  • EGRMC caring for 1 confirmed COVID-19 patient today. Still Great News.

Statewide Report:
–DPH report as of 5/02/2020 5:25 PM (2 updating periods for DPH)
–Total Test- 174,800 (6% increase from yesterday)
–Confirmed COVID-19 cases- 28,329 (4.7% Increase from yesterday)
–ICU admissions- 1,248 (6.5% increase from yesterday)
–Hospitalized- 5,388(4.7% increase from yesterday)
–Deaths- 1,174 (4.5% increase from yesterday)


5/01/2020

Bulloch County Confirmed Cases (39 and 2 deaths reported here with 8 hospitalizations.) That is another increase of 2 confirmed cases. Testing is up by almost 10% statewide from yesterday.

  • EMS has transported 17 probable and 5 confirmed patients. Unchanged since yesterday.
  • EGRMC caring for 1 confirmed COVID-19 patient today. Still Great News.

DPH report as of 5/01/2020 10:30am
–Total Tests- 164,465 (9.4% increase from yesterday) Good increase
–Confirmed COVID-19 cases- 27,023 (3.3% Increase from yesterday)
–ICU admissions- 1,168 (2.6% increase from yesterday)
–Hospitalized- 5,140 (1.5% increase from yesterday)
–Deaths- 1,122 (1.6% increase from yesterday) Thankfully, deaths are down compared to yesterday.


4/30/2020

Bulloch County Confirmed Cases (37 and 2 deaths reported here with 8 hospitalizations.) That is an increase of 2 confirmed cases since yesterday. We still expect this to increase as testing ramps up.

  • EMS has transported 17 probable and 5 confirmed patients. Unchanged since yesterday.
  • EGRMC caring for 1 confirmed COVID-19 patients today. Still Great News

DPH report as of 4/30/20 11:30am
–Total Tests- 149,044 (6% increase from yesterday)
–Confirmed COVID-19 cases- 26,125 (4% Increase from yesterday)
–ICU admissions- 1,168 (4% increase from yesterday)
–Hospitalized- 5,140 (4% increase from yesterday)
–Deaths- 1,122 (6% increase from yesterday)


 

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