38 confirmed, 9 probable COVID-19 cases in Hancock County

Cherokee County Emergency Management Agency Director Shawn Rogers was notified of the first reported death on Friday by the Alabama Department of Public Health and State EMA. Of the deaths reported, almost half of the people who died have been connected to long-term care centers or nursing homes. The number is cumulative since mid-March.

The county also received nearly 1,994 diagnostic tests results for the novel coronavirus - the highest daily return since the county began releasing those numbers at the beginning of this month.

The number of people in hospitals for COVID-19 treatment in Monroe County climbed to a new high for a sixth straight day, according to numbers from the county public health department. From May 16 to 22, the average number of new cases reported daily in Mecklenburg was 85.

"We continue to encourage as many people as possible to download the app - it will help us identify, trace, test and isolate any cases of Covid-19", the statement read.

There were no new deaths, with the national toll remaining at 21. Those numbers reflect a "slight increase over the past two weeks, according to Mecklenburg health officials". They can assist you in scheduling an appointment at Mason Health's Drive Thru COVID-19 testing. "Presumptive cases are those without a positive diagnostic test who present COVID-19-like symptoms and had close contact with a confirmed case".

Siskiyou County officials say that there remain six confirmed COVID-19 cases in the county, and five of those people have since recovered from the illness.

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