Two new deaths, 5 new cases
Written by Patrick Schneider on December 16, 2020
Douglas County, Ore. – Douglas County COVID-19 Test Results: As of 12:00 pm Today, Wednesday, December 16, 2020, there are five (5) people with new positive test results and two (2) deaths to report since Tuesday’s noon case update.
The total number of cases (people with positive test results and presumptive) in Douglas County is now at 1,228. Currently, there are thirteen (13) Douglas County COVID-19 patients that are being hospitalized, twelve locally, and one out-of-the-area.
Currently, DPHN is supporting 159 cases in isolation, as well as another 569 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 an astounding 718 total contacts in isolation or quarantine.