COVID Cases Rise By Seven Over Two Days, Total Reaches 128

The Washington County Health Department has learned that there were seven new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 over the last 48 hours.

The cases include a male in his 20s, a female in her 20s, a male in his 30s, a male in his 40s, a female in her 50s, a male in his 50s and a male in his 60s.

The health department is working on contacting confirmed cases and identified close contacts of the residents. Isolation and quarantine orders are given through the interview process and can vary in length based on when symptoms started, when a person was tested, and when the health department is notified of the positive result. 

Washington County Case count:  128

  • Active: 12

  • Released from isolation: 116

  • Active hospitalized: 0 Total hospitalized: 6

  • Deaths:1

More Information From The Health Department

Staff is working as quickly as possible with information as it is received.  We ask for your patience during this time.  If you have been notified you have tested positive, ISOLATE yourself at home and away from others.  If you are identified as a close contact (within 6 feet for 15 minutes), QUARANTINE at home. If you do not hear from the health department staff within 24 hours, please call. 

WATCH FOR THESE SYMPTOMS: Fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath, fatigue, body aches, headache, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea. If you start with symptoms, isolate immediately and contact your healthcare provider about getting tested for COVID-19.

CONTINUE TO USE SAFETY PRECAUTIONS TO REDUCE THE SPREAD OF COVID-19.  EVERYONE’S ACTIONS ARE NEEDED TO KEEP OUR COMMUNITY SAFE. 

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