Douglas County to move down to ‘High Risk’ level March 26
Written by Patrick Schneider on March 23, 2021
Douglas County, Ore – Douglas County health officials report, as of 12:00 pm, Tuesday, March 23, 2021, there are seven people with new positive test results to report since Monday’s noon case update.
The total number of cases (people with positive test results and presumptive) in Douglas County is now at 2,806. Currently, there are three Douglas County COVID-19 patients that are being hospitalized, two locally and one out-of-the-area.
Currently, DPHN is supporting 125 cases in isolation, as well as another 206 contacts in quarantine in Douglas County. Isolation is recommended for confirmed and presumptive cases, quarantine is recommended for contacts of confirmed or presumptive cases. At the moment, there are 331 total contacts and cases in isolation or quarantine.
The State of Oregon officially announced Tuesday, that Douglas County would be moving down to the State’s mandated High Risk Level guidance beginning on Friday, March 26, 2021. Douglas County will be in the State’s mandated High Risk COVID Level for the next two-week period, beginning Friday, March 26, 2021 and continuing through Thursday, April 8, 2021. The high-risk level allows all local business the opportunity to be open, with some restrictions and limitations on capacity.