County reports 9 new cases

Henrietta Strickland
May 6, 2020

If you have a medical appointment, call the healthcare provider and tell them that you have or may have COVID-19 prior to arriving at the facility.

An employee at the Dollar Tree store in Fulton has tested positive for coronavirus, the Oswego County Health Department reports. Four cases were linked to worldwide travel, 10 to travel outside of the county, nine to community spread and 18 to contact with a confirmed case.

Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have processed 19,417 tests for a total of 319,313 positive cases.

The Governor's Office news release said 168 people are hospitalized with the virus, while 812 are designated as having recovered by the New Mexico Department of Health.

Also, Frontier and Keith Counties have reported their first cases.

The Florida Department of Health in Bay County (DOH-Bay) is now conducting its contact investigation and working on identifying and notifying individuals who will need to self-monitor for symptoms for a 14-day period.

The newest case is a 51-year-old woman who is self-isolating at home. Twenty-nine people diagnosed with the disease are 40-49 years old. Seventeen patients are 60-69 years old, eight are 70-79 years old, four are 80 and older, six are between 10-19 years old and two are 9 years old or younger.

As of Sunday evening, the Ohio Department of Health reported 19,914 confirmed and probable cases, 3,769 hospitalizations and 1,038 confirmed and probable deaths from COVID-19.

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