On the Monday that followed the Thanksgiving Holiday weekend (November 30, 2020), Mason County Public Health reported 47 new cases of COVID-19 in the County. Monday’s report covers five days: November 26 to November 30. The number of active cases in Mason County is now 117 with five people hospitalized (three in Mason County; two outside Mason County.) Mason County’s rate of new cases per 100,000 during the prior two weeks is now 220 – this is based on a population of 64,980 and 143 cases in the last 14 days.
Health officials also acknowledged an outbreak at Washington Corrections Center on Monday. The Department of Corrections says there are 87 confirmed cases at the prison in Shelton – 18 of those are reportedly staff members.