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Posted on: March 27, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Press Release: New Confirmed COVID-19 Cases 3.27.2020

Cowlitz County Health and Human Services (CCHHS) has reported (3) three additional confirmed positive test results for novel coronavirus, COVID-19, in Cowlitz County. These cases bring the total number of cases in Cowlitz County to (10) ten.

The latest confirmed cases of Cowlitz County residents are:

3/26 M, 30’s Discharged from Legacy Salmon Creek
3/26 F, 80’s At Legacy SC (last known status as of noon 3/26)
10 3/27 F, 20’s Home

Total Negative Results in Cowlitz County as of 03/26/19 at 1353 hrs. = 116

CCHHS is working as quickly as possible to identify close contacts of the confirmed cases. Close contacts, which could include family members and coworkers, will be instructed to stay home for 14 days after their last contact with the confirmed cases. CCHHS will continue to provide local updates on the Cowlitz County novel coronavirus webpage . Additional information for people who are risk for serious illness from COVID-19 is available on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website and The Washington State Department of Health website.

Minor discrepancies in negative result numbers may occur due to missing address information for patients. In those cases, the negative test results may not be assigned an accountable county.

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