Four new COVID-19 cases confirmed


Mason County Public Health reported nine additional cases of COVID-19 in the County on Wednesday, November 25, 2020. People in their 20s make up 19% of all cases, while people in their 30s make up just less than 18%. Even using the 5 percent positivity rate, there would be one COVID-19 positive spreader for every 20 persons. Since the pandemic began, the Island Health region has seen a total of 505 coronavirus cases.

There has been a 73 percent increase in COVID-19 cases during the current two week period ending November 22 which reflects a 271 incidence rate per 100,000 population versus the previous two week period ending November 15 which reflected an incidence rate of 157 per 100,000 population.

As of Tuesday, the province has reached a record-setting 7,732 active cases of COVID-19.

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 The district-wide total of recovered cases is now 6,188 (79 percent). Since November 1, there have been 130 COVID-19 cases in children and staff reported from 97 separate daycares in Dallas County.

There are 14,361 individuals who have a positive viral antigen test and are considered probable cases and 643 individuals who have a positive serology test and either COVID-19 symptoms or a high-risk exposure. Of these cases, 48 have been hospitalized and 29 have died, including 2 deaths of staff members. Table 8 is a summary of confirmed and probable cases and deaths since late June in Dallas County. Please think of yourself, our community as a whole, and especially our health care providers, and make responsible decisions in line with public health guidance. The five in-calls student cases include four from OCHS and one from OCMS. The remaining people with COVID-19 are recovering at home in self-isolation. Over the last 12 days of testing, we have tested 386 individuals, with 96 positive results for a 25 percent positivity rate.

In an earlier news release, the health department, in an effort to help prevent further spread of COVID-19, asked county residents who are ill with the virus to stay home. "This brings the total to Seven Hundred and Seventy-Six (776) positive cases in Mason County". "I am thankful for the opportunity to serve all of you and I wish you and yours a very happy Thanksgiving", said Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins.