Ouray County reports 12th case of virus

  • coviD-19, courtesy Centers for Disease Control
    coviD-19, courtesy Centers for Disease Control

A woman in her 50s has tested positive for coronavirus, bringing Ouray County's total number of cases to 12.

This case was detected with a swab test for active virus, performed at the Ouray County Public Health Department on Tuesday, June 30. This case is the third in two weeks for the county. Ouray County has had one death attributed to the virus.

The health department is conducting free testing for those who have come into contact with those who have known cases of the virus, as well as people who are symptomatic. For more information on testing please call the information hotline at 970-626-5484. The health department has also developed a voluntary questionnaire for people who want to track symptoms and the virus in the community. You can access that by clicking here.