Mason County COVID-19 Cases Rise by 20

Mason County’s number of resident who tested positive for Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) increased by 20 Monday, July 27, 2020. The number of COVID-19 positive in the County is now 130 with 42 active cases.

Monday’s news release says, “Since the last release (7/24/2020), Mason County Public Health was notified of Twenty (20) additional Mason County residents that tested positive for COVID-19. This brings the total to One hundred thirty (130) positive cases in Mason County. Mason County Public Health is continuing contact interviews. The patients are currently isolating at home.”

The news release also states, “There are no current outbreaks to report, many positive cases are within the same family or multi-family household. Mason County is testing at more than twice the rate than during April peak. Case numbers represent specific individuals not the number of tests that an individual may have had. In some cases, Mason County staff will receive case information prior to Washington State Dept. of Health. This can result in discrepancies when reviewing data from multiple agencies.”

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