Weekly COVID-19 Case Update From Health Dept.

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Town of Harwich
Board of Health
732 Main Street Harwich, MA 02645
508-430-7509 – Fax 508-430-7531
 
May 20, 2020
 
Weekly COVID-19 Case Update
 
To date there have been a total of 111 cases of COVID-19 in the Town of Harwich and 20 related deaths.  Seventy one of the 111 cases are associated with staff and residents at the Wingate Assisted Living Facility.
 
Of the forty cases outside of Wingate, 30 have recovered and 4 have died.  The six remaining active cases are being followed by the Visiting Nurses Association of Cape Cod and are in isolation until they meet all criteria to be released.
 
Of the 6 active cases in Harwich outside of Wingate, 3 are associated with long term care facilities.
 
We continue to stress the importance of social distancing, handwashing and monitoring your health as effective ways to remain safe and healthy during this pandemic. 
 
Thank you and stay safe!
 
Meggan Eldredge
Health Director