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Another positive case of coronavirus (COVID-19) has been reported in Mason County. A man in his 70s became the 18th County resident to test positive. Mason County Public Health was notified of the latest positive test on Wednesday, April 9, 2020. Mason County Public Health is conducting contact interviews at this time. The patient is currently isolating at home.
Case information for the 18 positive cases is as follows:
Only one patient has been hospitalized outside Mason County. The remaining patients are isolating at home.
So far, 502 people have been tested in Mason County.
Due to Mason County being a small community, location data of positive cases will not be released to reduce the possibility of patient identification and to protect personal health information. Identified positive cases are located throughout Mason County. To avoid exposure, continue to follow the guidance of washing hands frequently, stay home, unless essential to work and limit travel to only medical appointments, medication pick up, and once every two-week grocery shopping needs. This will help limit your exposure possibilities. Mason County Public Health is asking that the public do their part to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.