Schuyler County reports fifth COVID-19 death, one incorrectly reported test from Tuesday’s update

The Schuyler County Health Department says a fifth person has died from COVID-19 in the community.

The report came on Wednesday, as 28 total active cases were reported, as well as three hospitalizations.

The department also notified the community of one incorrectly noted case in Tuesday’s report. The issue, which was an outlier, resulted from the lab incorrectly reporting an individual’s test result to the health department.

“That individual has been removed from case counts in this image and from our dashboard,” officials said.

Click here to check out the latest data from the entire region at the Coronavirus Dashboard.

With great sadness, we are reporting the passing of a fifth community member who had tested positive for COVID-19. The…

Posted by Schuyler County Public Health on Wednesday, December 2, 2020

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