October 25, 2020 5:00 p.m.
On Sunday, the Douglas County COVID-19 Response Team reported 2 more deaths in the county from COVID-19.
County Public Health Officer Dr. Bob Dannenhoffer said the 6th COVID-19 death was a 66-year old woman who passed away on Saturday in Roseburg. The 7th COVID-19 death was a 61-year old man who passed away on Sunday in Roseburg. Both people tested positive on Monday October 19th. Dannenhoffer said in the interest of privacy, no additional information will be released.
1 more person received positive test results and there is 1 more presumptive case as of Sunday. The total number of cases is now at 349. Of those, 309 are people that have received positive test results, and 40 are presumptive. There now have been 7 deaths. 3 county residents are being hospitalized for COVID-19. 2 are being hospitalized locally and 1 is being hospitalized out of the area. 49 people are in isolation and 251 are in quarantine. That means the staff with the Douglas Public Health Network are currently supporting 310 people that are either in isolation or quarantine. 15,301 people have tested negatively for COVID-19 in the county.
The next drive through testing clinic with the Douglas Public Health Network will be Tuesday in Roseburg.
Go to www.douglaspublichealthnetwork.org for more local information about COVID-19.