By Garrett County Joint Information Center Team
The Garrett County Health Department received positive COVID-19 results for two additional persons, bringing the current county total positives to 63.
The new positive COVID-19 cases include two females in their 20s who both have symptoms and are isolating at home.
Today Garrett County’s 7-day positivity rate is 0.5%, and 3 persons are currently isolating due to COVID-19 positive tests.
The Health Department, with the help of community partners, tested 215 persons on August 26 at the fourth county community testing opportunity. Participants receiving positive results will be called as soon as possible, but negative results may take up to 14 days to be delivered by mail. Please do not call concerning testing results.
Any additional testing days will be announced on the health department’s Facebook page and website, garretthealth.org
For more information, call 301 334-7770 or 301 895-3111.