Glossary of Dashboard References
Total Confirmed COVID-19 Cases | This number represents confirmed cases only, defined as an individual with a positive molecular test. Only molecular test results are used in identifying confirmed cases. These test results are reported through multiple sources including electronic lab reporting (ELR), State Electronic Notifiable Disease Surveillance System (SendSS), faxed case reports and calls from providers to DPH.
14-Day New Case Rate (per 100,000 people) | Reflects the number of confirmed cases per 100,000 residents in the county reported during the previous 2 weeks, using 2020 Georgia Population Estimates: https://opb.georgia.gov/census-data/population-projections.
Daily Average of New Positive Cases | Average number of cases per day over the last two weeks per 100,000 people.
New Cases Since Last Week | Total number of new confirmed COVID-19 cases since last week.
New Cases Since Last Week (percent of population) | Percent of Henry County population who received a positive COVID-19 test result since last week.