CURRY COUNTY,Ore-- On Saturday, public health officials in Curry County announced 11 new cases of the coronavirus, which is one of the largest amounts of new cases that they've seen since the start of the pandemic.
The 11 new cases puts the county's total up to 49, with 20 cases still considered active. 29 people have recovered from the virus so far.
Health officials say that the 11 new cases come from the administration of Sea View Senior Living Memory Care unit. They say that these cases are patients of the long term memory care facility and that none appear to have any symptoms of Covid-19 according to Sea View Administration.
The memory care center says that they are making sure that the individuals who have contracted the virus are self isolating and monitoring their symptoms.
CCPH is conducting contract tracing and will be notifying anyone who is suspected of possibly contracting the virus.