The COVID-19 report from Mason County Public Health for Tuesday, October 20, 2020 includes one death and two new cases. This is the ninth Mason County resident to succumb to the virus and specific information on the deceased has not been released. However, this death does appear to be connected to the outbreak at Fir Lane Health & Rehabilitation in Shelton. The number of active COVID-19 cases is currently 47 with no one hospitalized.
The October 20th, 2020 – 4:00 p.m. news release says: “Since the last release (10/19/20), Mason County Public Health was notified of Two (2) additional Mason County residents that tested positive for COVID-19. This brings the total to Five Hundred Thirty-Eight (538) positive cases in Mason County. Mason County received the unfortunate news of an additional death related to COVID-19. Our condolences go out to the family during this sad time.”