Ga DPH updates vaccination, COVID case counts in Clarke, Oconee counties

Oconee has higher percentage of vaccinations

The Georgia Department of Public Health says more than 85,000 coronavirus vaccinations have been administered in Athens, with almost 46,000 Athens-Clarke County residents receiving at least one dose. 33 percent of adults in Athens are now considered fully vaccinated against COVID 19.

The fully vaccinated percentage in Oconee County stands at 43 percent, where more than 18,000 people have received at least one dose of the vaccine. Overall, 34,289 vaccinations have been dispensed in Oconee County.

Clarke County’s coronavirus case count continues to decline, with only 27 new positive tests for COVID 19 over the past two weeks in Athens. That figure stands at 9 in Oconee County.



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