There have been 511 total confirmed COVID-19 cases in White County since the start of the pandemic, according to the update on Sunday, Aug. 30, on the Georgia Department of Public Health's website. In White County there have been 78 hospitalizations and 13 deaths attributed to COVID-19.
White County emergency management is tracking recoveries. There have been 347 cases of recovery from COVID-19 as of 9 a.m. Monday, Aug. 31, according to the new county report. A patient is considered to have recovered 21 days after a confirmed case report is provided to the county. This information will be issued once a week, said County Emergency Management & Public Safety Director David Murphy.