264 Positive COVID Cases in County in Past Week, Including One Death


Published on September 24 2021 3:39 pm
Last Updated on September 24 2021 4:55 pm
Written by Greg Sapp

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Effingham County Health Department has reported another COVID-19 related death this week.

The person was an individual in their 40s, bringing the number of COVID-related deaths in the county since the pandemic began to 82.

The Department also reported that there have been 178 more positive cases of COVID-19 in the county since Monday. That brings the seven-day total of cases in the county to 264. 

ICU bed availability is at 17% in the region.

100 of the positive cases in the county in the seven-day period involve those under age 40.