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Updated on 10/26/20:

There have been 1,861 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walker County with 43 deaths and 96 hospitalizations.  241 cases are less than 21 days old.

Cases in neighboring counties:

  • 12,069 cases in Hamilton County, TN including 108 deaths
  • 5,383 cases in Whitfield County including 64 deaths
  • 3,912 cases in Floyd County including 59 deaths
  • 3,580 cases in Bartow County including 94 deaths
  • 2,326 cases in Gordon County including 45 deaths
  • 1,413 cases in Catoosa County including 22 deaths
  • 1,028 cases in Murray County including 9 deaths
  • 933 cases in Chattooga County including 29 deaths
  • 348 cases in Dade County including 6 deaths

There have been 351,881 confirmed cases in the state of Georgia, including 7,827. deaths. 3,445,032 tests have been run to date in Georgia.

Updated on 10/25/20:

There have been 1,855 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walker County with 43 deaths and 96 hospitalizations.  237 cases are less than 21 days old.

Cases in neighboring counties:

  • 11,969 cases in Hamilton County, TN including 108 deaths
  • 5,357 cases in Whitfield County including 64 deaths
  • 3,896 cases in Floyd County including 59 deaths
  • 3,571 cases in Bartow County including 94 deaths
  • 2,318 cases in Gordon County including 44 deaths
  • 1,410 cases in Catoosa County including 22 deaths
  • 1,023 cases in Murray County including 9 deaths
  • 927 cases in Chattooga County including 29 deaths
  • 344 cases in Dade County including 6 deaths

There have been 350,923 confirmed cases in the state of Georgia, including 7,809 deaths. 3,445,032 tests have been run to date in Georgia.

Updated on 10/24/20:

There have been 1,841 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walker County with 43 deaths and 96 hospitalizations.

Cases in neighboring counties:

  • 11,860 cases in Hamilton County, TN including 108 deaths
  • 5,325 cases in Whitfield County including 64 deaths
  • 3,866 cases in Floyd County including 59 deaths
  • 3,538 cases in Bartow County including 94 deaths
  • 2,307 cases in Gordon County including 44 deaths
  • 1,387 cases in Catoosa County including 22 deaths
  • 1,014 cases in Murray County including 9 deaths
  • 914 cases in Chattooga County including 29 deaths
  • 342 cases in Dade County including 6 deaths

There have been 349,605 confirmed cases in the state of Georgia, including 7,808 deaths. 3,426,110 tests have been run to date in Georgia.

Updated on 10/23/20:

There have been 1,826 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walker County with 43 deaths and 95 hospitalizations.  226 cases are less than 21 days old.

Cases in neighboring counties:

  • 11,732 cases in Hamilton County, TN including 106 deaths
  • 5,268 cases in Whitfield County including 64 deaths
  • 3,837 cases in Floyd County including 58 deaths
  • 3,511 cases in Bartow County including 94 deaths
  • 2,291 cases in Gordon County including 43 deaths
  • 1,377 cases in Catoosa County including 21 deaths
  • 1005 cases in Murray County including 9 deaths
  • 910 cases in Chattooga County including 29 deaths
  • 339 cases in Dade County including 5 deaths

There have been 347,759 confirmed cases in the state of Georgia, including 7,766 deaths. 3,407,623 tests have been run to date in Georgia.

Updated on 10/22/20:

There have been 1,801 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walker County with 43 deaths and 95 hospitalizations.  210 cases are less than 21 days old.

Cases in neighboring counties:

  • 11,628 cases in Hamilton County, TN including 106 deaths
  • 5,228 cases in Whitfield County including 64 deaths
  • 3,785 cases in Floyd County including 57 deaths
  • 3,484 cases in Bartow County including 94 deaths
  • 2,262 cases in Gordon County including 43 deaths
  • 1,368 cases in Catoosa County including 21 deaths
  • 996 cases in Murray County including 9 deaths
  • 902 cases in Chattooga County including 28 deaths
  • 337 cases in Dade County including 5 deaths

There have been 345,535 confirmed cases in the state of Georgia, including 7,729 deaths. 3,367,534 tests have been run to date in Georgia.

Updated on 10/21/20:

There have been 1,795 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walker County with 43 deaths and 95 hospitalizations.  226 cases are less than 21 days old.

Cases in neighboring counties:

  • 11,497 cases in Hamilton County, TN including 106 deaths
  • 5,175 cases in Whitfield County including 63 deaths
  • 3,710 cases in Floyd County including 57 deaths
  • 3,443 cases in Bartow County including 94 deaths
  • 2,235 cases in Gordon County including 43 deaths
  • 1,361 cases in Catoosa County including 20 deaths
  • 974 cases in Murray County including 8 deaths
  • 888 cases in Chattooga County including 28 deaths
  • 335 cases in Dade County including 5 deaths

There have been 343,750 confirmed cases in the state of Georgia, including 7,704 deaths. 3,338,315 tests have been run to date in Georgia.

Updated on 10/20/20:

There have been 1,781 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walker County with 43 deaths and 93 hospitalizations.  229 cases are less than 21 days old. Last week, 9.2% of those tested were positive, up from 3.8% the week prior.

Cases in neighboring counties:

  • 11,386 cases in Hamilton County, TN including 105 deaths
  • 5,118 cases in Whitfield County including 63 deaths
  • 3,667 cases in Floyd County including 55 deaths
  • 3,412 cases in Bartow County including 93 deaths
  • 2,196 cases in Gordon County including 42 deaths
  • 1,350 cases in Catoosa County including 20 deaths
  • 966 cases in Murray County including 8 deaths
  • 881 cases in Chattooga County including 27 deaths
  • 333 cases in Dade County including 5 deaths

There have been 342,438 confirmed cases in the state of Georgia, including 7,674 deaths. 3,327,836 tests have been run to date in Georgia.

Updated on 10/19/20:

There have been 1,772 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walker County with 43 deaths and 93 hospitalizations.  237 cases are less than 21 days old.

Pruitt Health in LaFayette accounts for 95 cases, including 71 residents and 24 employees. 65 residents have recovered and 6 residents have died. Pruitt Health Shepherd Hills accounts for 11 positive cases. 6 residents and 5 staff members have tested positive. 1 resident has recovered and 1 resident has died.

The Georgia Department of Corrections reports 81 of the positive cases are at Walker State Prison. 64 offenders and 17 staff members have tested positive. 61 offenders and 17 staff members have recovered, while 1 offender has died. 

NHC Healthcare in Rossville accounts for 96 of the positive cases. 61 patients and 35 employees have tested positive. NHC is self reporting 10 deaths and 84 recoveries.

44 positive test results came from serology testing, aka the antibody test.

Cases in neighboring counties:

  • 11,289 cases in Hamilton County, TN including 105 deaths
  • 5,097 cases in Whitfield County including 63 deaths
  • 3,626 cases in Floyd County including 55 deaths
  • 3,367 cases in Bartow County including 92 deaths
  • 2,158 cases in Gordon County including 42 deaths
  • 1,345 cases in Catoosa County including 20 deaths
  • 962 cases in Murray County including 8 deaths
  • 875 cases in Chattooga County including 27 deaths
  • 325 cases in Dade County including 5 deaths

There have been 341,310 confirmed cases in the state of Georgia, including 7,657 deaths. 3,314,279 tests have been run to date in Georgia.

Updated on 10/18/20:

There have been 1,767 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walker County with 43 deaths and 93 hospitalizations.  236 cases are less than 21 days old.

Cases in neighboring counties:

  • 11,204 cases in Hamilton County, TN including 105 deaths
  • 5,096 cases in Whitfield County including 63 deaths
  • 3,610 cases in Floyd County including 55 deaths
  • 3,350 cases in Bartow County including 92 deaths
  • 2,154 cases in Gordon County including 42 deaths
  • 1,341 cases in Catoosa County including 20 deaths
  • 954 cases in Murray County including 8 deaths
  • 874 cases in Chattooga County including 27 deaths
  • 324 cases in Dade County including 5 deaths

There have been 340,558 confirmed cases in the state of Georgia, including 7,638 deaths. 3,298,458 tests have been run to date in Georgia.

Updated on 10/17/20:

There have been 1,746 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walker County with 43 deaths and 93 hospitalizations. 219 cases are less than 21 days old.

Cases in neighboring counties:

  • 11,136 cases in Hamilton County, TN including 104 deaths
  • 5,065 cases in Whitfield County including 63 deaths
  • 3,589 cases in Floyd County including 55 deaths
  • 3,325 cases in Bartow County including 91 deaths
  • 2,129 cases in Gordon County including 42 deaths
  • 1,338 cases in Catoosa County including 20 deaths
  • 946 cases in Murray County including 8 deaths
  • 873 cases in Chattooga County including 27 deaths
  • 323 cases in Dade County including 5 deaths

There have been 339,384 confirmed cases in the state of Georgia, including 7,607 deaths. 3,280,668 tests have been run to date in Georgia.

Updated on 10/16/20:

There have been 1,725 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walker County with 42 deaths and 92 hospitalizations. 204 cases are less than 21 days old.

Cases in neighboring counties:

  • 11,082 cases in Hamilton County, TN including 104 deaths
  • 5,027 cases in Whitfield County including 63 deaths
  • 3,553 cases in Floyd County including 53 deaths
  • 3,284 cases in Bartow County including 92 deaths
  • 2,092 cases in Gordon County including 39 deaths
  • 1,328 cases in Catoosa County including 20 deaths
  • 934 cases in Murray County including 8 deaths
  • 865 cases in Chattooga County including 27 deaths
  • 321 cases in Dade County including 5 deaths

There have been 337,850 confirmed cases in the state of Georgia, including 7,556 deaths. 3,254,270 tests have been run to date in Georgia.

Updated on 10/15/20:

There have been 1,718 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walker County with 42 deaths and 93 hospitalizations. 212 cases are less than 21 days old.

Cases in neighboring counties:

  • 10,984 cases in Hamilton County, TN including 103 deaths
  • 4,993 cases in Whitfield County including 63 deaths
  • 3,519 cases in Floyd County including 51 deaths
  • 3,257 cases in Bartow County including 91 deaths
  • 2,066 cases in Gordon County including 39 deaths
  • 1,314 cases in Catoosa County including 19 deaths
  • 919 cases in Murray County including 8 deaths
  • 863 cases in Chattooga County including 26 deaths
  • 316 cases in Dade County including 5 deaths

There have been 336,241 confirmed cases in the state of Georgia, including 7,492 deaths. 3,229,781 tests have been run to date in Georgia.

Updated on 10/14/20:

There have been 1,702 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walker County with 42 deaths and 93 hospitalizations. 206 cases are less than 21 days old. Last week, 3.8% of those tested were positive, down from 4.9% the week prior.

The reported deaths include:

age ethnicity race sex chronic_condition
47 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female No
47 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Yes
48 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female No
59 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Yes
61 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female Yes
61 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male No
62 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male No
63 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male No
64 Non-Hispanic/ Latino African-American/ Black Male Yes
67 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male No
68 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female Yes
70 Unknown Unknown Female Yes
71 Unknown Unknown Female Unknown
71 Hispanic/ Latino White Female Yes
71 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Yes
71 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Unknown
72 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Yes
73 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Yes
73 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Yes
73 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Yes
74 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Unknown
75 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female No
76 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Yes
77 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Yes
78 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female Yes
78 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female Yes
79 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Yes
79 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female Yes
79 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male No
80 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Yes
81 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female Yes
81 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female Yes
82 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female No
84 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female Yes
90+ Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female Yes
90+ Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Yes
90+ Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Yes
90+ Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female Yes
90+ Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female Yes
90+ Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female Unknown
90+ Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female No
90+ Hispanic/ Latino White Female No

Cases in neighboring counties:

  • 10,907 cases in Hamilton County, TN including 103 deaths
  • 4,942 cases in Whitfield County including 63 deaths
  • 3,500 cases in Floyd County including 49 deaths
  • 3,219 cases in Bartow County including 91 deaths
  • 2,042 cases in Gordon County including 39 deaths
  • 1,304 cases in Catoosa County including 19 deaths
  • 902 cases in Murray County including 8 deaths
  • 851 cases in Chattooga County including 26 deaths
  • 310 cases in Dade County including 5 deaths

There have been 334,601 confirmed cases in the state of Georgia, including 7,470 deaths. 3,204,308 tests have been run to date in Georgia.

Georgia DPH released a multitude of data concerning COVID-19 testing and cases from recent weeks.

Updated on 10/13/20:

There have been 1,679 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walker County with 41 deaths and 92 hospitalizations. 198 cases are less than 21 days old.

The reported deaths include:

age ethnicity race sex chronic_condition
47 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female No
47 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Yes
48 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female No
59 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Yes
61 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female Yes
61 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male No
62 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male No
63 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male No
64 Non-Hispanic/ Latino African-American/ Black Male Yes
67 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male No
68 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female Yes
70 Unknown Unknown Female Yes
71 Unknown Unknown Female Unknown
71 Hispanic/ Latino White Female Yes
71 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Yes
72 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Yes
73 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Yes
73 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Yes
73 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Yes
74 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Unknown
75 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female No
76 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Yes
77 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Yes
78 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female Yes
78 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female Yes
79 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Yes
79 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female Yes
79 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male No
80 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Yes
81 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female Yes
81 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female Yes
82 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female No
84 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female Yes
90+ Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female Yes
90+ Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Yes
90+ Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Yes
90+ Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female Yes
90+ Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female Yes
90+ Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female Unknown
90+ Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female No
90+ Hispanic/ Latino White Female No

Cases in neighboring counties:

  • 10,813 cases in Hamilton County, TN including 102 deaths
  • 4,915 cases in Whitfield County including 62 deaths
  • 3,461 cases in Floyd County including 49 deaths
  • 3,178 cases in Bartow County including 91 deaths
  • 2,016 cases in Gordon County including 39 deaths
  • 1,292 cases in Catoosa County including 19 deaths
  • 896 cases in Murray County including 8 deaths
  • 844 cases in Chattooga County including 26 deaths
  • 306 cases in Dade County including 5 deaths

There have been 333,304 confirmed cases in the state of Georgia, including 7,454 deaths. 3,180,548 tests have been run to date in Georgia.

Updated on 10/12/20:

There have been 1,672 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walker County with 40 deaths and 92 hospitalizations. 202 cases are less than 21 days old.

Cases in neighboring counties:

  • 10,753 cases in Hamilton County, TN including 101 deaths
  • 4,886 cases in Whitfield County including 62 deaths
  • 3,438 cases in Floyd County including 49 deaths
  • 3,153 cases in Bartow County including 91 deaths
  • 1,999 cases in Gordon County including 39 deaths
  • 1,292 cases in Catoosa County including 19 deaths
  • 892 cases in Murray County including 7 deaths
  • 838 cases in Chattooga County including 26 deaths
  • 306 cases in Dade County including 5 deaths

There have been 332,311 confirmed cases in the state of Georgia, including 7,429 deaths. 3,168,126 tests have been run to date in Georgia.

Updated on 10/11/20:

There have been 1,672 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walker County with 40 deaths and 92 hospitalizations. 207 cases are less than 21 days old.

The reported deaths include:

age ethnicity race sex chronic_condition
47 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female No
47 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Yes
48 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female No
59 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Yes
61 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female Yes
61 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male No
62 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male No
63 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male No
64 Non-Hispanic/ Latino African-American/ Black Male Yes
67 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male No
68 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female Yes
70 Unknown Unknown Female Yes
71 Unknown Unknown Female Unknown
71 Hispanic/ Latino White Female Yes
71 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Yes
72 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Yes
73 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Yes
73 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Yes
73 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Yes
74 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Unknown
75 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female No
76 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Yes
77 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Yes
78 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female Yes
78 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female Yes
79 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Yes
79 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female Yes
79 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male No
80 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Yes
81 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female Yes
81 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female Yes
82 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female No
84 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female Yes
90+ Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female Yes
90+ Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Yes
90+ Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Yes
90+ Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female Yes
90+ Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female Yes
90+ Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female Unknown
90+ Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female No

Cases in neighboring counties:

  • 10,665 cases in Hamilton County, TN including 101 deaths
  • 4,877 cases in Whitfield County including 62 deaths
  • 3,423 cases in Floyd County including 49 deaths
  • 3,149 cases in Bartow County including 91 deaths
  • 1,993 cases in Gordon County including 39 deaths
  • 1,289 cases in Catoosa County including 19 deaths
  • 892 cases in Murray County including 7 deaths
  • 838 cases in Chattooga County including 26 deaths
  • 305 cases in Dade County including 5 deaths

There have been 331,409 confirmed cases in the state of Georgia, including 7,416 deaths. 3,151,039 tests have been run to date in Georgia.

Updated on 10/10/20:

There have been 1,671 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walker County with 39 deaths and 92 hospitalizations. 245 cases are less than 21 days old.

Cases in neighboring counties:

  • 10,603 cases in Hamilton County, TN including 101 deaths
  • 4,851 cases in Whitfield County including 62 deaths
  • 3,409 cases in Floyd County including 49 deaths
  • 3,130 cases in Bartow County including 90 deaths
  • 1,988 cases in Gordon County including 39 deaths
  • 1,285 cases in Catoosa County including 19 deaths
  • 888 cases in Murray County including 7 deaths
  • 832 cases in Chattooga County including 26 deaths
  • 303 cases in Dade County including 5 deaths

There have been 330,269 confirmed cases in the state of Georgia, including 7,393 deaths.

Updated on 10/09/20:

There have been 1,665 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walker County with 39 deaths and 92 hospitalizations. 262 cases are less than 21 days old.

Cases in neighboring counties:

  • 10,499 cases in Hamilton County, TN including 101 deaths
  • 4,833 cases in Whitfield County including 62 deaths
  • 3,393 cases in Floyd County including 48 deaths
  • 3,107 cases in Bartow County including 90 deaths
  • 1,965 cases in Gordon County including 40 deaths
  • 1,280 cases in Catoosa County including 19 deaths
  • 882 cases in Murray County including 7 deaths
  • 831 cases in Chattooga County including 24 deaths
  • 301 cases in Dade County including 5 deaths

There have been 329,032 confirmed cases in the state of Georgia, including 7,348 deaths.

Updated on 10/8/20:

There have been 1,655 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walker County with 39 deaths and 92 hospitalizations. 276 cases are less than 21 days old.

The reported deaths include:

age ethnicity race sex chronic_condition
47 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female No
47 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Yes
48 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female No
59 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Yes
61 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female Yes
61 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male No
62 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male No
63 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male No
64 Non-Hispanic/ Latino African-American/ Black Male Yes
67 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male No
68 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female Yes
70 Unknown Unknown Female Yes
71 Unknown Unknown Female Unknown
71 Hispanic/ Latino White Female Yes
71 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Yes
72 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Yes
73 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Yes
73 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Yes
73 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Yes
74 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Unknown
75 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female No
76 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Yes
77 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Yes
78 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female Yes
78 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female Yes
79 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Yes
79 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female Yes
79 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male No
80 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Yes
81 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female Yes
81 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female Yes
82 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female No
84 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female Yes
90+ Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female Yes
90+ Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Yes
90+ Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Yes
90+ Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female Yes
90+ Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female Yes
90+ Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female Unknown

Pruitt Health in LaFayette accounts for 95 cases, including 71 residents and 24 employees. 60 residents have recovered and 6 residents have died. Pruitt Health Shepherd Hills accounts for 11 positive cases. 6 residents and 5 staff members have tested positive. 1 resident has recovered.

The Georgia Department of Corrections reports 80 of the positive cases are at Walker State Prison. 63 offenders and 17 staff members have tested positive. 61 offenders and 16 staff members have recovered, while 1 offender has died. 

NHC Healthcare in Rossville accounts for 94 of the positive cases. 60 patients and 34 employees have tested positive. NHC is self reporting 10 deaths and 84 recoveries.

44 positive test results came from serology testing, aka the antibody test.

Cases in neighboring counties:

  • 10,414 cases in Hamilton County, TN including 101 deaths
  • 4,794 cases in Whitfield County including 63 deaths
  • 3,374 cases in Floyd County including 48 deaths
  • 3,083 cases in Bartow County including 89 deaths
  • 1,948 cases in Gordon County including 40 deaths
  • 1,262 cases in Catoosa County including 19 deaths
  • 873 cases in Murray County including 6 deaths
  • 827 cases in Chattooga County including 23 deaths
  • 300 cases in Dade County including 5 deaths

There have been 327,407 confirmed cases in the state of Georgia, including 7,294 deaths. 3,083,121 tests have been run to date in Georgia.

Updated on 10/7/20:

There have been 1,651 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walker County with 38 deaths and 90 hospitalizations. 287 cases are less than 21 days old.

Pruitt Health in LaFayette accounts for 95 cases, including 71 residents and 24 employees. 81 residents have recovered and 6 residents have died. Pruitt Health Shepherd Hills accounts for 11 positive cases. 6 residents and 5 staff members have tested positive. 1 resident has recovered.

Cases in neighboring counties:

  • 10,330 cases in Hamilton County, TN including 99 deaths
  • 4,770 cases in Whitfield County including 63 deaths
  • 3,357 cases in Floyd County including 48 deaths
  • 3,057 cases in Bartow County including 88 deaths
  • 1,935 cases in Gordon County including 40 deaths
  • 1,255 cases in Catoosa County including 20 deaths
  • 867 cases in Murray County including 6 deaths
  • 822 cases in Chattooga County including 22 deaths
  • 297 cases in Dade County including 5 deaths

There have been 326,142 confirmed cases in the state of Georgia, including 7,259 deaths. 3,058,187 tests have been run to date in Georgia.

Updated on 10/6/20:

There have been 1,639 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walker County with 38 deaths and 90 hospitalizations. 293 cases are less than 21 days old.

Cases in neighboring counties:

  • 10,237 cases in Hamilton County, TN including 99 deaths
  • 4,739 cases in Whitfield County including 61 deaths
  • 3,338 cases in Floyd County including 47 deaths
  • 3,041 cases in Bartow County including 88 deaths
  • 1,923 cases in Gordon County including 40 deaths
  • 1,246 cases in Catoosa County including 20 deaths
  • 859 cases in Murray County including 6 deaths
  • 815 cases in Chattooga County including 22 deaths
  • 290 cases in Dade County including 5 deaths

There have been 324,650 confirmed cases in the state of Georgia, including 7,229 deaths.

Updated on 10/5/20:

There have been 1,620 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walker County with 38 deaths and 87 hospitalizations. 307 cases are less than 21 days old.  Last week, 4.9% of those tested were positive, down from 5.9% the week prior.

Pruitt Health in LaFayette accounts for 94 cases, including 70 residents and 24 employees. 65 residents have recovered and 6 residents have died. Pruitt Health Shepherd Hills accounts for 10 positive cases. 5 residents and 5 staff members have tested positive. 1 resident has recovered.

Cases in neighboring counties:

  • 10,153 cases in Hamilton County, TN including 98 deaths
  • 4,727 cases in Whitfield County including 61 deaths
  • 3,319 cases in Floyd County including 47 deaths
  • 3,014 cases in Bartow County including 88 deaths
  • 1,918 cases in Gordon County including 40 deaths
  • 1,238 cases in Catoosa County including 20 deaths
  • 853 cases in Murray County including 6 deaths
  • 813 cases in Chattooga County including 22 deaths
  • 290 cases in Dade County including 5 deaths

There have been 323,714 confirmed cases in the state of Georgia, including 7,192 deaths. 3,032,757 tests have been run to date in Georgia.

Updated on 10/4/20:

There have been 1,618 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walker County with 38 deaths and 87 hospitalizations. 321 cases are less than 21 days old.

Cases in neighboring counties:

  • 10,078 cases in Hamilton County, TN including 98 deaths
  • 4,722 cases in Whitfield County including 61 deaths
  • 3,313 cases in Floyd County including 47 deaths
  • 3,007 cases in Bartow County including 88 deaths
  • 1,912 cases in Gordon County including 40 deaths
  • 1,237 cases in Catoosa County including 20 deaths
  • 853 cases in Murray County including 6 deaths
  • 812 cases in Chattooga County including 22 deaths
  • 290 cases in Dade County including 5 deaths

There have been 322,925 confirmed cases in the state of Georgia, including 7,162 deaths. 3,018,618 tests have been run to date in Georgia.

Updated on 10/2/20:

There have been 1,600 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walker County with 38 deaths and 86 hospitalizations. 365 cases are less than 21 days old.

Cases in neighboring counties:

  • 9,936 cases in Hamilton County, TN including 98 deaths
  • 4,672 cases in Whitfield County including 61 deaths
  • 3,284 cases in Floyd County including 46 deaths
  • 2,983 cases in Bartow County including 88 deaths
  • 1,894 cases in Gordon County including 39 deaths
  • 1,226 cases in Catoosa County including 19 deaths
  • 846 cases in Murray County including 6 deaths
  • 800 cases in Chattooga County including 22 deaths
  • 287 cases in Dade County including 5 deaths

There have been 320,634 confirmed cases in the state of Georgia, including 7,106 deaths. 2,970,013 tests have been run to date in Georgia.

Updated on 10/1/20:

There have been 1,591 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walker County with 38 deaths and 82 hospitalizations. 376 cases are less than 21 days old.

The Georgia Department of Corrections reports 80 of the positive cases are at Walker State Prison. 63 offenders and 17 staff members have tested positive. 61 offenders and 16 staff members have recovered, while 1 offender has died. 

Pruitt Health in LaFayette accounts for 32 active cases, including 8 residents and 24 employees. 65 residents have recovered and 4 residents have died. Pruitt Health Shepherd Hills accounts for 10 positive cases. 5 residents and 5 staff members have tested positive. 1 resident has recovered.

NHC Healthcare in Rossville accounts for 94 of the positive cases. 60 patients and 34 employees have tested positive. NHC is self reporting 10 deaths and 84 recoveries.

44 positive test results came from serology testing, aka the antibody test.

The reported deaths include:

age ethnicity race sex chronic condition
47 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female No
48 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female No
59 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Yes
61 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female Yes
61 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male No
62 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male No
63 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male No
64 Non-Hispanic/ Latino African-American/ Black Male Yes
67 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male No
68 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female Yes
70 Unknown Unknown Female Yes
71 Unknown Unknown Female Unknown
71 Hispanic/ Latino White Female Yes
71 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Unknown
72 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Yes
73 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Yes
73 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Yes
73 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Yes
74 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Unknown
75 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female No
76 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Yes
77 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Yes
78 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female Yes
78 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female Yes
79 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Yes
79 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female Yes
79 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male No
80 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Yes
81 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female Yes
81 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female Yes
82 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female No
84 Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female Yes
90+ Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female Yes
90+ Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Yes
90+ Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Male Yes
90+ Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female Yes
90+ Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female Yes
90+ Non-Hispanic/ Latino White Female Unknown

Cases in neighboring counties:

  • 9,878 cases in Hamilton County, TN including 97 deaths
  • 4,651 cases in Whitfield County including 61 deaths
  • 3,259 cases in Floyd County including 45 deaths
  • 2,960 cases in Bartow County including 87 deaths
  • 1,880 cases in Gordon County including 37 deaths
  • 1,212 cases in Catoosa County including 18 deaths
  • 844 cases in Murray County including 6 deaths
  • 792 cases in Chattooga County including 22 deaths
  • 286 cases in Dade County including 5 deaths

There have been 319,334 confirmed cases in the state of Georgia, including 7,063 deaths. 2,954,392 tests have been run to date in Georgia.

Governor Brian Kemp has signed Executive Order 09.24.30.01, extending current COVID-19 restrictions and the public health state of emergency.  The new Executive Order takes effect on October 1 at 12:00 AM and runs through October 15 at 11:59 p.m.  The Public Health State of Emergency is extended until November 9, 2020.


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