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Garrett County COVID-19 Positive Cases Increases to 34

Last Updated on Jul 21, 2020 at 3:34pm | Communications Office
By Garrett County Joint Information Center Team
The Garrett County Health Department received positive COVID-19 results for three additional people, bringing the current county total to 34.
The new positive COVID-19 cases include:
  • An asymptomatic female in her 50's, staff member at Dennett Road Manor Nursing Home, isolating at home
  • A male in his 50's, with symptoms, isolating at home
  • A female in her 20's, with symptoms, isolating at home
Any future community COVID-19 testing dates will be announced on the health department’s Facebook page and website, Anyone going to the Garrett Regional Medical Center for a COVID-19 test must have a physician’s orders and must go through the lab. Please do not go to the emergency room for testing unless you are sick enough to need emergency care.
"The best way to protect yourself and slow the spread of COVID-19 is to practice social distancing, wear a face covering when indoors with non-family members, and frequently wash your hands," said Tiffany Fratz, Director of Personal Health at the health department.
For more information, call 301 334-7770 or 301 895-3111.