The Marietta/Belpre Health Department, Memorial Health System, and Washington County Health Department share the latest information on COVID-19. Marietta Memorial Hospital initiated 7,040 tests to date. The rate of tests positive for COVID-19 is 4.4%.
Washington County has 192 confirmed COVID-19 cases, 21 deaths, and is monitoring 10.9% of the cases. Washington County is at Alert Level 1 Public Emergency (Yellow).
“To lower your risk of getting COVID-19, it’s important to reduce your exposure to the three C’s: Confined (or enclosed) spaces, Close Contact with others, and Crowds,” advises Marietta/Belpre Health Commissioner Anne Goon. She notes that all mass gathering guidelines are being combined into a single document to address the risks of being in crowds or in close contact with groups of more than 10. Once available it should be located here.
For information please visit the Ohio Department of Health website at coronavirus.ohio.gov.