District 2 Public Health Releases Updated COVID Info, Including Hospitalizations

District 2 Public Health has released the COVID-19 data reported on December 24th.

According to data from District 2, 5.6% of COVID tests in Rabun County came back positive, compared to 9.2% positive test rate in Habersham County.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, 2,263 total cases have been reported in Rabun County, with 6,702 reported in Habersham.

For hospitalizations, Habersham county has listed a total of 659 being hospitalized since the beginning of the pandemic, with 221 being hospitalized in Rabun County since March of 2020.

Health departments and medical professionals across the country are preparing for a post-holiday surge in COVID cases around the country, as well as Northeast Georgia.