Athens Area COVID-19 Rates

Jul 20, 2021

A July 19th update on COVID-19 numbers from the Athens Clarke County government shows the percentage of positive tests in the county is now at 4.1% out of the total 1,311 tests administered in the past fourteen days.

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Credit WSBTV

Certain surrounding counties have lower positive rates, including Oconee county with a 3.4% positive rate and Madison county with a 4% positive rate. However, Barrow county’s rate is 5.9% and Jackson county’s is 6.4% Overall, positive cases in the state have increased from last week’s number of 1,681 new cases to now 3,218 cases.