March 15 COVID-19 Update
Cases: 2,583 (+22)
Deaths: 36 (+1)
Hospitalizations: 230 (+5)
Vaccines administered: 6,196 (+999)
Cases: 835,484 (+8,148)
Deaths: 15,871 (+273)
Hospitalizations: 57,361 (+564)
Vaccines administered: 2,740,601 (+387,297)
Over the span of just a few months, healthcare workers in Dawson County have administered over 6,000 COVID-19 vaccinations to local residents, frontline workers and first responders.
According to the Georgia Department of Public Health’s online dashboard, as of Monday, March 15, 2021, 6,196 COVID-19 vaccinations have been administered in Dawson County, including 3,767 first doses of the vaccine and 2,429 second doses of the vaccine.
Across the state of Georgia, 2,740,601 COVID-19 vaccines have been administered, including over 380,000 which were administered over the last week.
In the past week, positive COVID-19 cases, and deaths and hospitalizations due to the virus have continued to sharply decline, according to data provided by the DPH’s COVID-19 dashboard.
Data shows that 8,148 positive COVID-19 cases were reported statewide last week, along with 273 deaths and 564 hospitalizations attributed to the virus.
In Dawson County, 22 new COVID-19 cases were reported last week, along with one new death and five new hospitalizations.
See the DPH Vaccine Distribution Dashboard by visiting https://dph.georgia.gov/ and clicking on “interactive dashboard”.