Cobb County numbers
The Georgia Department of Public Health displays its COVID statistics based on 14-day blocks.
New cases in Cobb over the past 14 days: 484
14-day case rate per 100,000 of population: 61
Number of cases in Cobb since the pandemic began: 138,521
Cases per 100,000 of population since the pandemic began: 17,521
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) gets its numbers from the Georgia Department of Public Health, but presents them in 7-day blocks rather than the 14-day blocks presented by the GDPH.
|Case rate (past 7 days)||25.52|
|% Change (past 7 days)||-31.93|
|Death rate (past 7 days)||Since fewer than 10, rate no reported|
|% Change (past 7 days)||-25|
|Confirmed Cases||Antigen Positive Cases||Confirmed Deaths||Hospitalizations|
Region N which includes Cherokee, Cobb, Douglas and Paulding counties, has:
1,193 general inpatient beds in use out of 1,398 total beds, or 85.34%
151 ICU beds in use out of a total of 192 total ICU beds, or 78.65%.
146 ED beds in use out of 296 total beds, or 49.32%
69 ventilators in use out of 186 total ventilators, or 37.10%
2.1% of patients in Region N are classified as COVID-19 patients.
COVID for Cobb County is reported on the CDC’s County View page for Cobb County. The numbers come from the Georgia Department of Public Health but are displayed in a much easier-to-read way than the sprawling GDPH website. From this page you can get the one-week figures on the number of new cases, case rate per 100,000 of population, hospitalizations, deaths, and the percentage change from the previous 7-day period. It also includes data on testing and vaccination rates.
To get an overview of how much the pandemic is stressing the hospital systems in terms of ER visits, hospital bed capacity, and ventilator use, there is a Hospital Bed and Ventilator Use report with interactive maps. The map is organized by hospital region, and Cobb County is part of Region N.
To get data on what percentage of patients in Georgia hospitals were admitted for COVID-19 versus all other causes, there is a Georgia Medical Facility Patient Census. It also reports numbers by statewide and hospital region.