New COVID-19 Case Confirmed in Coos County

Coos Health and Wellness (CHW) has confirmed a second case of community spread COVID-19 bringing the total number of confirmed and presumptive cases to 31. The latest case is unrelated to Shutter Creek Correctional Institution which makes up 28 of the 31 cases. Two results are “presumptive” which means those individuals likely came into close contact with someone who has tested positive. Contact Tracing on the latest case is underway. CHW will release more information about the newest case as it becomes available. However, they did say it the case was confirmed through rapid testing. More details to follow.

This entry was posted on Thursday, May 21st, 2020 and is filed under Local News.