Monroe County stories fourth case of COVID-19 – Monroe Night Information

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A fourth particular person has been confirmed to have the coronavirus (COVID-19), the Monroe County Well being Division mentioned Saturday.

A fourth particular person has been confirmed to have the coronavirus (COVID-19), the Monroe County Well being Division mentioned Saturday.

The county has 4 presumptive constructive instances of the virus whereas 127 others are awaiting outcomes of their assessments, the division mentioned.

The division continues to work carefully with every one that examined constructive to establish and make contact with others who might have been probably uncovered, mentioned Kim Comerzan, well being officer and director of the division.

People who’ve been in touch with the confirmed case might be notified as a part of the investigation, she mentioned.

“These people is not going to be supplied figuring out details about the case, however solely that they’ve been named as a contact and might be instructed on subsequent steps for medical monitoring or testing as wanted,” she mentioned within the launch.

The variety of individuals being examined is 127. The county’s inhabitants is 152,021.

In Michigan, there are 549 whole constructive instances of COVID-19 as of two p.m. Friday, she mentioned. By Saturday afternoon, the state totals had jumped to 787 instances. (Click on right here for state stories.)

There are business laboratories starting to carry out COVID-19 testing.

“Their check counts might not be included within the numbers reported from the MCHD resulting from well timed reporting/gathering knowledge from these laboratories,” she mentioned.

Each citizen ought to be practising prevention and mitigation steps as beneficial by well being officers and state authorities.

People ought to contact their well being care suppliers by cellphone if experiencing signs of COVID-19.

COVID-19 signs might seem in as few as sooner or later or so long as 14 days after publicity to the virus. Signs embody fever, cough and shortness of breath. Individuals shouldn’t arrive on the supplier’s workplace, hospital, pressing care middle or well being division with out prior communication, Comerzan mentioned.

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That is among the many articles The Monroe Information is making accessible at no cost as a public service to our readers through the coronavirus outbreak. You will discover extra information and bulletins for Monroe County readers at our coronavirus particular part.

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