Thirty-four new positive cases of COVID-19 reported in Douglas County
Written by Patrick Schneider on February 16, 2021
Douglas County, Ore. – Douglas County health officials report, as of 12:00 pm, Tuesday, February 16, 2021, there are thirty-four people with new positive test results and five new presumptive 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 2,218. Currently, there are fourteen Douglas County COVID-19 patients that are being hospitalized, nine locally and five out-of-the-area.
Currently, DPHN is supporting 239 cases in isolation, as well as another 558 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 797 total contacts and cases in isolation or quarantine.
In a notice released on February 15, 2021, Roseburg Public Schools Superintendent, Jared Cordon announced that they were notified by DPHN and Dr. Bob Dannenhoffer, our Douglas County Public Health Officer, of a positive COVID-19 case at Hucrest Elementary School in Roseburg.