Jun. 8—As COVID-19 case rates continue to decline in Cobb, eligible citizens are still encouraged to get vaccinated at sites throughout the county, Lisa Crossman, deputy director of Cobb-Douglas Public Health, told the Cobb Board of Commissioners Tuesday.
As of Monday, 44% of Cobb County residents have received at least one dose of the vaccine, and 37% are fully vaccinated. The vaccine rate in Cobb County has been "consistently trending" a few points above Georgia's overall vaccination rate.
Case and hospitalization numbers have also improved, Crossman said.
Crossman encouraged unvaccinated individuals and those who are often in high-density areas to remain cautious despite the improvement in case numbers and hospitalizations.
Currently, Crossman said the available COVID-19 vaccines protect against the United Kingdom variant of the virus. Both Cobb County and Georgia have reported high percentages of this variant.
Here's a look at Cobb County and state coronavirus numbers reported Tuesday, 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 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.