IMPERIAL COUNTY — The Imperial County Public Health Department announced Thursday, March 19, two additional residents have tested positive for COVID1-19. According to the release, the two individuals sought medical attention after feeling ill. One contracted the illness outside Imperial County and the other is still under investigation. They are both hospitalized. No additional information will be shared due to confidentiality reasons.
This brings the total number of cases for COVID-19 in Imperial County to four. Dr. Munday, County Health officer stated, "Public Health staff continues to work closely with our healthcare providers to make sure these positive cases receive the care they need in response to their test results and to assure these cases are investigated. As a community we need to continue practicing hand hygiene and cough etiquette to prevent the spread of COVID-19 to others."