New Positive COVID-19 Test in Mason County

A man in his 60’s is the latest Mason County resident to test positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). Mason County Public Health was notified Wednesday, April 15, 2020 of the new positive case. This brings the total to 20 positive cases of COVID-19 in Mason County. Public Health is continuing contact interviews and the patient is currently isolating at home.

Case information is as follows:

According to a news release, there have been 743 tests performed in the county and of the 20 positive cases one is hospitalized outside 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 2-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.