THOMASVILLE — Archbold officials reported Tuesday there are seven COVID-19 positive patients at its facilities.

There have been 402 new COVID-19 positive test results over the last week across the Archbold system. The system has had 874 new negative results. Fourteen people were admitted to Archbold facilities in the last week for COVID-19.

The system recorded one death from COVID-19 in the last week.

As of Tuesday, there six four COVID-19 positive patients at Archbold Memorial Hospital. There was one at Mitchell County Hospital and none at either Grady General Hospital or Brooks County Hospital. There are no COVID-19 positive patients at Northside Center for Behavioral and Psychiatric Care.

Archbold also is reporting there is one COVID-19 positive patients at Mitchell Convalescent Center and at Pelham Parkway Nursing Home and none at Glenn-Mor Nursing Home. 

Archbold wil host a vaccine clinic for those age 5 and older January 5 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. in Williams Auditorium at Archbold Memorial Hospital.

Archbold officials are asking the public not to go to its emergency departments or its Urgent Care Center for COVID-19 testing but instead to check its website (archbold.org) for a list of area testing sites.

As of Tuesday, more than 21,730 Thomas County residents, 49% of the population, have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, according to the state Department of Public Health. More than 52,530 doses of vaccine have been administered to Thomas County residents, according to the state Department of Public Health. In all, 34% of Thomas County residents have received full vaccination and an additional dose. 

Grady County has had more than 25,320 vaccines administered, with more than 10,670 people, 43% of the population, being fully vaccinated. According to the state DPH, 31% of Grady County residents are fully vaccinated and have received an additional dose. 

The state Department of Public Health reports there have been 6,385 COVID-19 positive tests in Thomas County, with 165 deaths. There also have been 550 people hospitalized because of the novel coronavirus since the inception of the outbreak. 

Thomas County has recorded 287 new cases in the last two weeks, according to the state DPH. 

The state DPH has recorded 2,581 COVID-19 cases in Grady County, with 68 deaths and 246 hospitalizations attributed to the virus. The county has added 131 new cases in the last two weeks. 

Statewide, there have been more than 1.47 million confirmed positive tests for COVID-19, leading to 26,460 deaths and more than 95,840 hospitalizations.

More than 14.2 million people have been tested for COVID-19 in the state, with a rate of 10.8% for positive results. 

Statewide, there have been 159,155 new COVID-19 cases in the last two weeks. 

The state has issued more than 13.46 million vaccinations, and 53% of all Georgia residents, more than 5.53 million people, have been fully vaccinated.

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