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Douglas County to remain in High Risk level category despite 21 new cases since Monday

Written by on January 12, 2021

Corona Virus, COVID-19

Douglas County, Ore. – Douglas County health officials report, as of 12:00 pm, Tuesday, January 12, 2021, there are twenty-one people with new positive test results to report since our Monday’s case update.

The total number of cases (people with positive test results and presumptive) in Douglas County is now at 1,596. Currently, there are nine Douglas County COVID-19 patients that are being hospitalized, six locally and three out-of-the-area.

Currently, DPHN is supporting 158 cases in isolation, as well as another 215 contacts in quarantine in Douglas County. Isolation is recommended for confirmed and presumptive cases, quarantine is recommended for contacts of confirmed or presumptive cases. Currently, staff is supporting an astounding 373 total contacts in isolation or quarantine.

Douglas County will remain in the High Risk Level for the next two-week period, beginning Friday, January 15, 2012, and continuing through Thursday, January 28, 2021. The high risk level allows local business to be open, with some limitations on capacity.

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