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Garrett County Totals Updated – New Test Day Announced

Last Updated on Aug 5, 2020 at 1:00pm | Communications Office
By Garrett County Joint Information Center Team
 
The Garrett County Health Department received positive COVID-19 results for three additional persons, bringing the current county total positives to 49. The current total for negative tests for Garrett County is 5,979.
 
The new positive COVID-19 cases include:
 
  • A male in his 60s with symptoms, isolating at home
  • A female in her 80s without symptoms, isolating at home
  • A female in her 70s without symptoms, isolating at home
 
The next community testing opportunity in Garrett County is scheduled for Wednesday, August 26, from 8:00 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the parking lot between the Health Department and Mountain Laurel Medical Center at 1025 Memorial Drive, Oakland.
 
This free testing will be without the need for an appointment or a doctor’s order. THIS IS NOT AN ANTIBODY TEST THAT MAY IDENTIFY A PREVIOUS INFECTION. This event is intended for persons who do not have symptoms. Persons with symptoms of COVID-19 or those who want antibody testing should contact their health care provider.
 
Additional testing days are being planned and will be announced on the health department’s Facebook page and website, garretthealth.org.