Twenty-four new positive cases, 1 new death
Written by Patrick Schneider on February 25, 2021
Douglas County, Ore. – Douglas County health officials report, as of 12:00 pm, Thursday, February 25, 2021, there are twenty-four people with new positive test results, one new presumptive and one death to report since Wednesday’s noon case update.
The total number of cases (people with positive test results and presumptive) in Douglas County is now at 2,442. Currently, there are sixteen Douglas County COVID-19 patients that are being hospitalized, twelve 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-fourth death is a 73-year-old man who was diagnosed with COVID-19 on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 and passed away on Wednesday, February 24, 2021.
Currently, DPHN is supporting 240 cases in isolation, as well as another 499 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 739 total contacts and cases in isolation or quarantine.