COVID among the Cobb County school-age population for the 14 days ending September 28


The table below is a summary of the Georgia Department of Public Health‘s School Aged COVID-19 Data Report for the two-week period ending September 29, 2022.

Cobb County
Age category All cases to date Number of cases over 14 days 14-day case rate per 100,000 population Tariff category 14 days To change
0-4 6,513 36 77 Moderately high Descending
5-17 27,422 85 64 Moderately high Less than 5% change
18-22 17,492 44 93 Moderately high Descending
Age category All cases to date Number of cases over 14 days 14-day case rate per 100,000 population Tariff category 14 days To change
0-4 96,842 637 97 Moderately high Descending
5-17 398,549 1,094 59 Moderately high Descending
18-22 245,016 832 114 High Descending

What does the data mean?

Documentation for the COVID-19 Data Report for School-Aged Children describes the use of data as follows:

Data from this report can be used to assess the extent of COVID-19 transmission among preschool/daycare children (0-4 years), school-aged children K-12 grade (5-17 years old) and college/professional age adults (18-22 years old) in Georgia. Click on the tabs above to see statewide and countywide COVID-19 data. This report is updated weekly. Please see additional resources to understand trends and other factors affecting your country.

For a full list of reports with links, Follow this link.

For more information on COVID in Cobb County and statewide

The Georgian Ministry of Public Health publishes a weekly report on the state of the pandemic every Wednesday. This is a comprehensive report with detailed data and charts organized at the state and county level, which also includes age breakdowns, racial demographics, and vaccination and testing data. .

It’s not the easiest system to navigate, but it’s worth spending time learning to use if you want the latest national and local data on the status of COVID-19.

Visit the Georgia Department of Public Health Status Report by following this link

To get an overview of the pressure the pandemic has placed on hospital systems in terms of emergency room visits, hospital bed capacity and ventilator use, there is a report on hospital bed utilization and fans with interactive maps. The map is organized by hospital region, and Cobb County is part of Region N.

Visit the Georgia Hospital Beds and Ventilator Report by following this link

For data on the percentage of patients in Georgia hospitals who have been admitted for COVID-19 versus all other causes, there is a Georgia Medical Facility Patient Census. It also reports numbers by state and by hospital region.

Visit the Georgia Medical Facility Patient Census by following this link


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