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COVID-19 UPDATE: Troup County cases increase by 44, two more deaths recorded

Troup County saw its total cases of COVID-19 increase by 44 on Friday, up to 1,277 overall.

Two more people in the county have also died from COVID-19, bringing the death toll to 31, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health. Hospitalizations went up six to 137 in Friday’s update.

Here’s information on each of Troup County’s 31 deaths:

Age Gender Race Comorbidity?
32 Male Unknown Unknown
37 Female African-American/ Black No
57 Female African-American/ Black No
58 Female African-American/ Black Yes
59 Female African-American/ Black No
60 Female African-American/ Black Unknown
61 Female African-American/ Black Yes
61 Female African-American/ Black No
65 Female African-American/ Black Yes
66 Female African-American/ Black Yes
67 Male White Unknown
69 Male African-American/ Black Yes
71 Female African-American/ Black Yes
74 Male African-American/ Black Yes
74 Female African-American/ Black Yes
75 Female White Yes
75 Unknown Unknown Unknown
78 Male African-American/ Black Unknown
80 Female White Yes
81 Male African-American/ Black No
82 Female White Yes
83 Female African-American/ Black Yes
83 Female White Unknown
85 Female White Unknown
85 Female White Yes
85 Female White Unknown
86 Female African-American/ Black Yes
90+ Female African-American/ Black Yes
90+ Female White Yes
90+ Female White Yes
90+ Female Unknown Unknown

 

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