Eighteen new positive COVID-19 cases reported in Douglas County
Written by Patrick Schneider on February 20, 2021
Douglas County, Ore. – Douglas County health officials report, as of 12:00 pm, Saturday, February 20, 2021, there are eighteen people with new positive test results and one new presumptive test result to report since Friday’s noon case update.
The total number of cases (people with positive test results and presumptive) in Douglas County is now at 2,321. Currently, there are sixteen Douglas County COVID-19 patients that are being hospitalized, thirteen locally and three out-of-the-area.
Currently, DPHN is supporting 269 cases in isolation, as well as another 610 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 879 total contacts and cases in isolation or quarantine.
In a notice released on February 19, 2021, Roseburg Public Schools Superintendent, Jared Cordon announced that they were notified by DPHN and Dr. Bob Dannenhoffer, our Douglas County Public Health Officer, of positive COVID-19 cases at Eastwood Elementary and Roseburg High School in Roseburg.