WRO Staff / Saturday, Sept. 5 @ 11:57 a.m.

One New COVID-19 Case Confirmed in Curry County, Public Health Says

Press release from Curry County Public Health Administrator Sherrié R. Ward:

Curry County Public Health received notification of a new case of COVID-19. Notification came from Curry General Hospital at 9:15 am; this current case has been verified and confirmed by the Health Officer through lab results.

Public Health has made contact with the individual, who is a Curry County resident and is at home self-isolating, monitoring symptoms. Curry County Public Health is currently investigating the case to identify any possible contacts and exposures relevant to the case. Public Health will reach out to anyone suspected of exposure to COVID-19.

As of September 5th, 2020, the total verified number of positive cases in Curry County is currently 23, with 19 recovered cases, 4 active cases, zero hospitalizations and zero deaths.

Please remember, it is important that we all follow the OHA and CDC guidelines and Governor’s directives about social distancing, wearing facial coverings in public buildings and protecting yourselves by staying home to slow the spread and save lives.

Public Health will continue to keep the public informed with all the information we can in order to keep our citizens safe.



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