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Grand Traverse County COVID-19 Case Investigation Breakdown Aug. 31 – Sept. 1

For Wednesday, September 2, 2020, the Grand Traverse County Health Department is reporting six new cases of COVID-19. Wednesday’s additions bring the total case count to 324, with 181 recovered and seven deaths, leaving 136 active cases.

While conducting case investigations, the health department determined that a confirmed COVID-19 case was present at the location listed below during the specified dates and times.

TC Eagles 383/Fraternal Order of Eagles:
Monday, August 24: 3:45 – 9 p.m.
Wednesday, August 26: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Thursday, August 27: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

If you were present at this location during the listed time periods, you should self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms for 14 days since the possible exposure, particularly if you were not wearing a mask or maintaining 6 foot distance from others. Symptoms include: fever, cough, shortness of breath, vomiting, diarrhea, muscle aches, repeated shaking with chills, headache, sore throat and new loss of taste or smell. Anyone that is self-monitoring as a result should keep away from the public, family, close contacts and roommates as much as possible.

From August 31 through September 1 Grand Traverse County Health Department completed 10 case investigations for confirmed COVID-19 cases. The following is information known at this time:

  • All 10 cases are primary residents.
  • Ages:
    • 0-19 3
    • 20-29 2
    • 50-59 1
    • 60-69 1
    • 70-79 3
  • Symptomatic: 8 Asymptomatic: 2
  • 4 are linked to travel either into or out of the area as reported during the case investigation
  • 2 are linked to large group gatherings or social events
  • 4 cases were known close contacts to other positive cases
  • Approximately 35 close contacts were identified, notified, and instructed to quarantine.

Case Investigations were also completed on 4 probable cases (individuals who were close contacts of a positive COVID case who became symptomatic during their quarantine).