Sixteen new positive cases, 11 hospitalized
Written by Patrick Schneider on January 21, 2021
Douglas County, Ore. – Douglas County health officials report, as of 12:00 pm, Thursday, January 21, 2021, there are sixteen people with new positive test results to report since Wednesdays noon case update.
The total number of cases (people with positive test results and presumptive) in Douglas County is now at 1,739. Currently, there are eleven Douglas County COVID-19 patients that are being hospitalized, nine locally and two out-of-the-area.
Currently, DPHN is supporting 146 cases in isolation, as well as another 295 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 441 total contacts and cases in isolation or quarantine.