From July 27 through July 28, Grand Traverse County Health Department completed 9 case investigations for confirmed COVID-19 cases. The following is information known at this time:
- All 9 cases are primary residents.
- 0-19 1
- 20-29 3
- 50-59 2
- 60-69 3
- Symptomatic: 6 Asymptomatic: 3
- 3 are linked to travel either into or out of the area as reported during the case investigation
- 0 are linked to large group gatherings or social events
- Approximately 52 close contacts were identified, notified, and instructed to quarantine.
- 2 cases were known close contacts to other positive cases
Case Investigations were also completed on 0 probable cases (individuals who were close contacts of a positive COVID case who became symptomatic during their quarantine).
For Wednesday, July 29, the Grand Traverse County Health Department is reporting 0 new cases. Sunday, July 12, was the last time 0 new cases were reported. In total, Grand Traverse County has seen 151 cases (97 active), 49 recovered and 5 deaths since March 22, 2020.
Anyone who gets tested for COVID-19 must remember to stay home and away from others as much as possible until they have received a negative test result, or once they have passed their isolation period as advised by the health department if they test positive. The public should also assume the potential risk for COVID-19 exposure when going into any business and should always be wearing masks, social distancing and follow other safety guidelines to reduce the spread in Grand Traverse County.
As a reminder, the Case Investigation Breakdown statistics are also included in the Joint Operations Center Communications on Mondays and Fridays. The communication, which can be found here or on the Facebook page, includes updates from various community agencies, including the Grand Traverse County Health Department.
Source: Grand Traverse County Health Department