Third COVID-19 case reported in Oceana County.

April 4, 2020

Third COVID-19 case reported in Oceana County.

HART — A third positive COVID-19 case has been reported in Oceana County by District Health Department #10, bringing the total in DHD#10’s jurisdiction to 29.

The first confirmed case in Oceana County was reported March 26.

As of Saturday, April 4, at 3 p.m., there are the following coronavirus cases in the health department’s 10-county area:

– 1 positive case in Crawford County
– 8 positive cases in Kalkaska County
– 4 positive cases in Manistee County
– 5 positive cases in Mecosta County
– 1 positive case in Missaukee County
– 3 positive cases in Newaygo County
– 3 positive cases in Oceana County
– 4 positive cases in Wexford County

Three deaths from COVID-19 in the DHD#10 jurisdiction (deaths are included in the positive cases listed above):

– 1 death in Kalkaska County
– 1 death in Mecosta County
– 1 death in Missaukee County

DHD #10 includes the counties of: Oceana, Mason, Lake, Newaygo, Manistee, Cra‪wford‬, Kalkask‪a‬, Mecosta‪, ‬Missaukee and Wexford.

There are 14,225 confirmed cases in Michigan and 540 confirmed deaths state-wide.

“COVID-19 is now spreading community-wide throughout Michigan and the DHD#10 jurisdiction,” states the health department’s web site. “If you do not see your county listed above, you should still assume it is present in your community. While it is possible that there are COVID-19 cases is every community that have not been confirmed, DHD#10 can only report confirmed cases that are given to us from MDHHS. That is why we ask all of you to please continue to follow the Governor’s executive orders and ‘Stay at Home’ unless absolutely necessary. If you must venture out to pick up critical supplies, please limit this to one person. Thank you for doing our part to help stop the spread of COVID-19.”

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