Thirteen new positive COVID-19 cases reported in Douglas County
Written by Patrick Schneider on February 21, 2021
Douglas County, Ore. – Douglas County health officials report, as of 12:00 pm, Sunday, February 21, 2021, there are thirteen people with new positive test results and one new presumptive test result to report since Saturday’s noon case update.
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 282 cases in isolation, as well as another 599 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 881 total contacts and cases in isolation or quarantine.
According to the State, starting Monday, February 22, 2021, the next eligible group of seniors, residents who are ages 70-years-old and older (Phase 1-B, Group 4), can begin to schedule an appointment with their local health care provider, local pharmacy or local health care facility, that are signed up as vaccinators in Douglas County.