SGMC COVID-19 numbers 9/15

Source: South Georgia Medical Center

VALDOSTA — Lowndes County reported a new death Tuesday and 19 more COVID-19 cases, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health daily status report.

Lowndes County has reported 3,736 coronavirus cases since the pandemic began, according to the report.

One more person has died due to COVID-19; 75 Lowndes County residents have died from COVID-19 since the pandemic began, according to the GDPH report.

So far, 188 Lowndes residents have been hospitalized due to COVID-19, since the start of the outbreak, according to the report.

The South Health District has performed 27,391 coronavirus tests throughout its 10 counties as of Tuesday, according to the district COVID-19 website.

South Georgia Medical Center was treating 15 COVID-19 patients at the hospital Tuesday, according to the hospital's daily status report.

The hospital has discharged 615 COVID-19 patients – numbers reflecting the total patients discharged since the start of the pandemic — and had zero patients waiting for testing results, according to the SGMC report.

SGMC reports 134 patients have died from the virus, according to the hospital's daily report. 

Not all SGMC patients are Lowndes County residents and some patients who have been transferred from other regional hospitals have tested positive for COVID-19, according to past reports.

For more data on Lowndes and the surrounding counties, The Valdosta Daily Times has created a database to track COVID-19 across the South Health District.

To reach the database, click the link here.

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