Fifteen new positive cases, 840 persons in isolation or quarantine
Written by Patrick Schneider on February 12, 2021
Douglas County, Ore. – Douglas County health officials report, as of 12:00 pm, Friday, February 12, 2021, there are fifteen people with new positive test results, one presumptive that has been moved to a positive case with a positive test result and one new presumptive to report since Thursday’s noon case update.
The total number of cases (people with positive test results and presumptive) in Douglas County is now at 2,124. Currently, there are fifteen Douglas County COVID-19 patients that are being hospitalized, twelve locally and three out-of-the-area.
Currently, DPHN is supporting 229 cases in isolation, as well as another 611 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 840 total contacts and cases in isolation or quarantine.
Sutherlin School District, in a notice released on February 11, 2021, announced that the district was notified by DPHN and Dr. Bob Dannenhoffer, Douglas County Public Health Officer, of positive COVID-19 cases at both West Intermediate School and Sutherlin Middle School in Sutherlin.
Douglas County Local Public Health has received a total of 6,500 COVID-19 vaccines from the State of Oregon to date, and has deployed all of those to local approved vaccinators throughout the county. However, cumulative vaccine numbers do not include other vaccination sites like the Roseburg VA, Mercy Medical Center, EMS, Cow Creek Tribe, Pharmacies and local care facilities that have received their vaccines directly from the Federal and State Government or their partners.