Twelve new positive COVID-19 cases reported in Douglas County
Written by Patrick Schneider on February 27, 2021
Douglas County, Ore. – Douglas County health officials report, as of 12:00 pm, Saturday, February 27, 2021, there are twelve people with new positive test result to report since Friday’s noon case update.
The total number of cases (people with positive test results and presumptive) in Douglas County is now at 2,469. Currently, there are fifteen Douglas County COVID-19 patients that are being hospitalized, eleven locally and four out-of-the-area.
Currently, DPHN is supporting 245 cases in isolation, as well as another 541 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 786 total contacts and cases in isolation or quarantine.
According to the State, as of Monday, February 22, 2021, the next group of seniors, residents who are aged 70-years-old and older (Phase 1-B, Group 4), are now eligible to call and schedule an appointment with their local health care provider or local pharmacies who are signed up to be vaccinators in Douglas County.