COVID-19

This afternoon the Mineral County Health Department confirmed a 3rd case of COVID-19 in Mineral County. The resident is employed in Allegany County, Md. and a joint investigation with the Allegany County Health Department is ongoing.

Also, the Garrett County Health Department today reported a fourth positive COVID-19 case in the county.

The fourth case is a woman in her 20s who traveled outside of the area. She followed the Governor’s guidelines and has self-isolated since her return, and is currently recovering at home.

Total COVID-19 testing numbers for Garrett County residents as of Monday, April 6th, are as follows:

154 – specimens processed

4 – total positive results for Garrett County residents

100 – negative results for Garrett County residents

50 – pending tests results

2 – of the positive cases have recovered and have been released from isolation

1 – of the positive cases remains isolated at home

1 – of the positive cases remains hospitalized

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