JEFFERSON COUNTY — The Jefferson County Health Department reported 14 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the county on Thursday, bringing the county’s total number of confirmed cases since the start of the pandemic to just 8 shy of 400.
Of the 14 new cases Thursday, two are females in their teens, one is a male in his 20’s, one is a male in his 30’s, one is a female in her 30’s, three are males in their 40’s, two are females in their 50’s, three are males in their 60’s, and one is a female in her 60’s.
There are now 62 active cases of the novel coronavirus in the county. The county death toll is at 25.
The health department is asking residents to stay home and away from others if they are having symptoms. If you get tested, you should remain at home in isolation while you wait on your test results.
If you test positive or are a close contact of a positive, you will be contacted by the health department and placed on isolation or quarantine. This is to help prevent the spread of the virus, so it is important to answer your phone and adhere to the quarantine.