The number of positive cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Mason County is now 21. Mason County Public Health was notified Thursday, April 16, 2020 of one (1) additional County resident that tested positive for COVID-19. This woman in her 40’s brings the total to 21 positive cases of COVID-19 in Mason
County. Mason County Public Health is continuing contact interviews. The patient is currently isolating
Case information is as follows:
Based on data provided by the State Department of Health, as of April 14th, 749 tests have been performed in Mason County. Of the 21 confirmed cases, one is hospitalized outside Mason County. The others remain isolated in their homes.
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.