11/25/20 2:15 p.m. 

DOUGLAS COUNTY – Douglas County COVID-19 positive tests show an increase of 28, with one additional presumptive case, reported as of Wednesday.

The now positive and presumptive tests bring the Douglas County case total to 887. 820 cases are positive tests, and 67 are presumptive cases.

There are currently 15 Douglas County COVID-19 patients that are being hospitalized locally.

Currently the Douglas Public Health Network is supporting 255 cases in isolation, as well as another 428 contacts in quarantine, for a total of 683 community members receiving support from the network.

Isolation is recommended for confirmed and presumptive cases, while quarantine is recommended for contacts of confirmed or presumptive cases.

With no new deaths reported, the Douglas County death toll remains at 17.

As of Wednesday, there have been 18,526 negative COVID-19 tests recorded in the county.

The Douglas County COVID-19 Response Teams says:

“COVID-19 has been challenging time for everyone, but none more so than on our health care workers and health care facilities.  We wanted to take a moment, at this time of Thanksgiving, to recognize all the doctors, nurses and staff at Mercy Medical Center for their dedication, commitment, and hard work since COVID-19 descended on Oregon and arrived in Douglas County over eight months ago. Thank you, Mercy, for doing your part in keeping us safe and healthy here in Douglas County.”