7 New Coronavirus Cases Now Reporting

The Washington County Health Department said Friday that 7 New lab-confirmed cases of COVID have been reported inWashington County:

16-19: 1 Male
20s: 1 Male
30s: 1 Female; 1 Male
40s: 1 Male
60s: 2 Males

 

Total Case count:  272

Active: 22
Released from isolation: 250
Active hospitalized: 3Total hospitalized: 15
Deaths:1

There have been 15 other cases reported this week: 13 on Monday and 2 on Wednesday.

More Information From the Health Department

Protect your family and friends moving forward by following recommendations (cover your cough, wash your hands, keep your distance, stay home if you are not feeling well, wear a face covering) to the best of your ability.  

 

The IDPH website is now listing daily positivity rates on theRegional metrics page.  Click the region you want to learn more about and scroll to the bottom for each countys data in that region.  

 

Staff are working as quickly as possible with information as it is received.  Each case can take 4-6 hours to investigate and make contacts.  We ask for your patience during this time.  If you have been notified you have tested positive, ISOLATE yourself at homeand away from others.  If you are identified as a close contact(within 6 feet for more than 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.

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