Sunday, two more positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases were reported in Mason County which increases the active case number to eight and the total number cases to 33. There have been 1,533 test performed in Mason County.
Mason County Public Health was notified Sunday, May 17, 2020 of the two (2) additional Mason County residents that tested positive for COVID-19. Mason County Public Health is continuing contact interviews. Both patients (woman in her 40’s and a woman in her 50’s) are currently isolating at home.
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.