Ten new positive cases, 1 new death
Written by Patrick Schneider on March 7, 2021
Douglas County, Ore. – Douglas County health officials report, as of 12:00 pm, Sunday, March 7, 2021, there are ten people with new positive test results, two new presumptive cases and one death to report since Saturday’s noon case update.
The total number of cases (people with positive test results and presumptive) in Douglas County is now at 2,615. Currently, there are fourteen Douglas County COVID-19 patients that are being hospitalized, ten locally and four out-of-the-area.
Douglas County Public Health Officer, Dr. Robert Dannenhoffer, has confirmed the death of another Douglas County resident related to the COVID-19 virus. The fifty-sixth death is a 75-year-old resident who was diagnosed with COVID-19 on Friday, February 19, 2021 and passed away on Wednesday, March 3, 2021.
Currently, DPHN is supporting 191 cases in isolation, as well as another 553 contacts in quarantine in Douglas County. Isolation is recommended for confirmed and presumptive cases, quarantine is recommended for contacts of confirmed or presumptive cases. At the moment, there are 744 total contacts and cases in isolation or quarantine.