No confirmed COVID-19 cases in Mason County.

March 25, 2020

No confirmed COVID-19 cases in Mason County.

COVID-19 cases in the 10-county District Health Department #10 area have risen to six total as a new confirmed case was reported in Kalkaska County Wednesday, March 25.

There are also positive cases in Manistee, Newaygo and Wexford counties. Kalkaska and Newaygo counties each have two COVID cases.

There are 2,295 confirmed cases in Michigan and 43 confirmed deaths.

“As COVID-19 spreads throughout our region, there is the possibility that individuals may have been exposed to the virus in public places,” said Kevin Hughes, DHD#10 Health Officer. “We urge our communities to work together, take all public health executive orders seriously, and stay home to stay safe and save lives.”

To prevent the spread of COVID-19, people should wash their hands, stay home, avoid close contact with sick people, cover your coughs and sneezes with a tissue, and disinfect commonly touched surfaces.

COVID-19 symptoms may appear in as few as two days or as long as 14 days after exposure to the virus. Symptoms include fever, cough and shortness of breath.

“The health department and all local officials are relying on our community to work together to slow the potential spread of illness and refer to official sources of reliable information.” For local updates, visit www.dhd#10.org. Information can also be found at www.michigan.gov/coronavirus and www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/.

DHD #10 includes the counties of: Mason, Oceana, Lake, Newaygo, Manistee, Cra‪wford‬, Kalkask‪a‬, Mecosta‪, ‬Missaukee and Wexford.

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