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12 New COVID Cases Reporting In Washington County

The Washington County Health Department said on Friday, October 23 that 12 New lab-confirmed cases of COVID have been reported inWashington County:
11-15: 1 Female
20s: 2 Females
30s: 1 Female; 1 Male
40s: 2 Females; 1 Male
50s: 2 Females; 1 Male
70s: 1 Female


Total Case count:  300

Active: 29
Released from isolation: 271
Active hospitalized: 2Total hospitalized: 16


More Information From The Health Department

Increase spread of COVID-19 is happening across the state andnation.  Be cautious in all your actions. 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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