Fourteen resident of Northridge Health and Rehabilitation center in Commerce have died of COVID.

According to state data compiled from nursing homes around Georgia, as of July 20, the center has had 66 positive cases of COVID out of 124 residents. In addition, 17 staff members have tested positive for the virus.

The 14 deaths were a jump from eight a week earlier.

So far, Jackson County has recorded 631 cases of the virus with 12 deaths and 69 people hospitalized.

The number of confirmed cases went up by 100 people during the week of July 13 to July 20.

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