Dec. 29—Cobb County is continuing to experience medium levels of COVID-19 transmission, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC's classification of COVID-19 community level is based on the number of cases and hospitalizations in the county.
Since Dec. 14, six people have died of COVID-19 in Cobb, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health.
Here's a look at Cobb County and state COVID-19 numbers reported Wednesday, Dec. 28, and how they compare to two weeks prior. All information comes from the Georgia DPH.
As of Dec. 29, Marietta-based Wellstar Health System had 222 hospitalized COVID-19 patients, 54% of them unvaccinated. The system had 29 COVID-19 patients in intensive care units, 54% of them unvaccinated, and 17 COVID-19 patients on a ventilator, 10 of them unvaccinated.
A Cobb & Douglas Public Health report, including data on how the coronavirus is affecting different ZIP codes, genders and ages, is available at reports.mysidewalk.com/17554e75c1#c-452027.
For the Georgia DPH's full report, visit dph.georgia.gov/covid-19-daily-status-report.
National data can be found at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's website at cdc.gov.