Georgia Has 17 New Coronavirus Deaths; 6,360 New Cases

Monday, January 11, 2021
Georgia state health officials reported on Monday there have been 17 additional deaths due to the coronavirus. The current total is 10,299.

There were 6,360 new cases, as that total reached 642,712 confirmed cases of coronavirus. 

Hospitalizations are at 44,742, up 107 from Sunday. 

Here are the numbers by county:

Catoosa County: 3,751 cases, up 37; 40 deaths, up 1; 165 hospitalizations

Chattooga County: 1,728 cases, up 26; 46 deaths; 122 hospitalizations

Dade County: 827 cases, up 9; 7 deaths; 40 hospitalizations

Walker County: 4,339 cases, up 76; 56 deaths; 181 hospitalizations

Whitfield County: 11,973 cases, up 104; 132 deaths; 569 hospitalizations, up 2

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Breaking News

McKee Now Plans To Build 4 New Facilities In Collegedale As Part Of $500 Million Expansion

Last year, Collegedale along with the Hamilton County Industrial Development Board, entered into a PILOT agreement with McKee Foods that was effective Jan. 1, 2020. At the commission meeting on Tuesday night, Attorney Kurt Faires with the Chambliss, Bahaner and Stophel law firm, requested approval from the city for an amendment to the agreement. He said this is the largest investment ... (click for more)

Hagerty Hits Biden Actions On Paris Climate Accords, Keystone Pipeline, Immigration

Senator Bill Hagerty (R-TN) on Wednesday was critical of President Joe Biden's actions on the Paris Climate Accords and the Keystone Pipeline. He said, “President Biden’s decision to rejoin the failed Paris Climate Accords props up our adversaries at the expense of American workers. This agreement will cost thousands of jobs and place our economy on its heels at a time when ... (click for more)

Opinion

It's Time For Impact Fees

This letter is regarding the potential high density development on Snowhill Road in Ooltewah. Growth is good. But it needs to be responsible growth. It would be instructive to see studies by other communities who have already gone through this so we can understand just what is the taxpayer cost burden of these high density developments. Additional taxes to add infrastructure, ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Vols Ain't Dead

Matt Hayes, a writer for the SaturdayDownSouth.com website, was blistering in his view of what has been allowed to happen to the once-mighty University of Tennessee football program just hours after coach Jeremy Pruitt went down in flames on Monday. “I’ve got some harsh words for those in power at Tennessee, something they don’t want to hear but better embrace. It’s not the 1990s ... (click for more)

Sports

Lee Men Win 70-60 Over Shorter

After five road games and three home postponements the Lee men's basketball team finally got back on its home court inside Walker Arena, taking down the Shorter Hawks, 70-60 on Tuesday evening. The Flames (5-1) cracked the top 25 for the first time this season at No. 18 in the NCAA D2 Media Poll and are receiving votes in the NABC Coaches Poll. Shorter falls to 1-4 on the year. ... (click for more)

Chattanooga FC Looking For More Success With Familiar Faces For 2021 Season

By any standard, the Chattanooga Football Club had about as successful a season as one could have hoped for in the topsy-turvy year that was 2020. As the top side in their conference, CFC won the Independent Cup in the shortened preseason, and then made it midway through the NISA playoffs after the regular season. While COVID-19 forced the team and league to shut down for several ... (click for more)