Fifteen new positive COVID-19 cases; County enters ‘Extreme’ risk level today
Written by Patrick Schneider on February 26, 2021
Douglas County, Ore. – Douglas County health officials report, as of 12:00 pm, Friday, February 26, 2021, there are fifteen people with new positive test result 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 2,457. Currently, there are sixteen Douglas County COVID-19 patients that are being hospitalized, twelve locally and four out-of-the-area.
Currently, DPHN is supporting 234 cases in isolation, as well as another 481 contacts in quarantine in Douglas County. Currently, staff is supporting 715 total contacts and cases in isolation or quarantine.
Douglas County finally received its allotment of 1,400 first dose vaccines from the State of Oregon for last week, that were delayed due to severe winter storms across the nation. The county also received their allotment of 2,500 first dose vaccines for this week, as well. All of the recent shipment of first doses have been deployed to local approved vaccinators throughout the county.