COVID-19 school data released, county sees 6 deaths Friday

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Dec. 17—The Cobb County School District released its weekly COVID-19 numbers Friday, reporting that the district has had 6,709 cumulative COVID-19 cases since the school year began.

The schools with the highest number of active cases this week are Bullard Elementary (11), Lovinggood Middle (9), McEachern High (10) and Walton High (13). As of Friday there were 181 active cases in the district.

Marietta City Schools did not release its weekly COVID-19 data by press time Friday.

Here's a look at Cobb County and state COVID-19 numbers reported Friday, and how they compare to the day before. All information comes from the Georgia Department of Public Health.

A Cobb-Douglas Public Health report, including data on how the coronavirus is affecting different ZIP codes, genders and ages, is available at

For the Georgia DPH's full report, visit

National data can be found at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's website at

For Cobb County School District data, visit

For Marietta City Schools data, visit

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