According to CCHD administrator Bee Dampier, there are currently 26 confirmed cases of COVID 19.
The Camden County Health Department has released the latest information on COVID-19 cases, and is reporting low numbers.
According to CCHD administrator Bee Dampier, there are currently 26 confirmed cases of COVID 19. Ten of those cases have recovered and are off quarantine. There are 16 active cases, 33 contacts remain quarantined, and the health department is contacting them daily to check for symptoms. There has been one death.
“Our first case was reported on March 22, and we have received at least one case daily, with most days having multiple cases reported,” Dampier stated in a press release. “This week we have only received two cases. I am cautiously optimistic. Our efforts and sacrifices to do Social Distancing are beginning to pay off.”
Of the positive cases:
8 live in the Sunrise Beach area
8 live in the Camdenton area
5 live in the Osage Beach area
2 live in the Edwards area
1 lives in the Kaiser area
1 lives in the Gravois Mills area
1 lives in the Montreal area
Ten patients are hospitalized currently with suspected COVID infection. Four are confirmed positives and six pending results.There are five patients requiring ventilator support (three of these are confirmed and two are pending results). They report they have 12 ventilators available as of this morning.
Lake Regional Mobile testing site reports the following for Camden County residents:
195 total testing done