Flu and Coronavirus Tracking January 8, 2021

January 08, 2021

Coronavirus Illness (COVID-19) Tracking!

These CDC US reports includes all 50 states, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, and US Virgin Islands. These are cases reported to the CDC since January 21, 2020.

Nationwide there have been 21,259,997 reported cases and 359,849 reported deaths associated with COVID-19 (as of 1/7/2021).

Dr. Nancy Messonnier, Director at the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases said in a CDC telebriefing on 3-4-2020: “States are reporting results quickly and in the event of a discrepancy between CDC and state case counts, the state case counts should always be considered more up to date.”

As of this posting, in Georgia over the last 7 days there have been 59,097 new reported cases associated with COVID-19. Click here for more information on COVID-19 in Georgia.

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/cases-in-us.html

 

Flu Tracking!

Georgia flu tracking data began on September 27, 2020.

Week of December 20 – December 26, 2020

Flu Activity: Minimal

Flu related hospitalizations: 17

Most common age group for flu related hospitalizations:  65 years +

Influenza-associated Deaths: 2

https://dph.georgia.gov/epidemiology/influenza/flu-activity-georgia 

 

If you aren’t feeling well remember your local Health Choice is always happy to help! Our urgent care centers are open every day of the week 8:00 am to 8:00 pm- No appointment necessary! We offer flu shots, flu tests, as well as COVID-19 testing. To be seen by a provider, simply walk in, or save your spot online by clicking here! For information on E-registration to save time click here. Telemedicine options are available here. We look forward to helping you Get Better. Faster!