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 65.
One of the positive COVID-19 cases, reported Friday, September 4, is a female in her 20s who has symptoms and is isolating at home.
The new positive COVID-19 case is a female in her 20s who has symptoms and is isolating at home. There are currently two persons isolating in Garrett County due to COVID-19 positive tests.
Any future testing days will be announced on the health department’s Facebook page and website, garretthealth.org
With the beginning of flu season drawing near, it is important to remember that the strategies to reduce viral respiratory illnesses are similar for both influenza and COVID-19. Help control the spread of respiratory illness by washing your hands and cleaning and disinfecting your environment frequently, covering respiratory secretions, and staying home while sick.
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