Nine new positive COVID-19 cases reported in Douglas County
Written by Patrick Schneider on March 16, 2021
(Douglas County, Ore. – Douglas County health officials report, as of 12:00 pm, Tuesday, March 16, 2021, there are nine 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 2,730. Currently, there are twelve Douglas County COVID-19 patients that are being hospitalized, eight locally and four out-of-the-area.
Currently, DPHN is supporting 142 cases in isolation, as well as another 316 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, there are 458 total contacts and cases in isolation or quarantine.