Lenawee County adds six confirmed COVID-19 cases; nine also ‘probable’

The lab-confirmed count of coronavirus in Lenawee County went up by six cases to 71 Tuesday, April 21, from 65 Monday, according to Lenawee County Health Department reporting on its website. This is one of the largest increases since initial reporting.

In addition, the department is now reporting “probable” cases of COVID-19 as being nine, with four males, five females, none of whom are hospitalized, with four monitoring symptoms at home and five who have discontinued isolation.

“Probable cases are those who do not have a positive laboratory confirmation test result, but have symptoms consistent with COVID-19 and cand be linked to a known COVID-19 cases or a place with known COVID-19 transmission,” language on the website explains.

Of the 71 confirmed cases, 38 are male and 33 are female. Seven are hospitalized with 38 (54 percent) monitoring symptoms from home and 26 who have discontinued isolation. There are no deaths confirmed or “probable” from COVID-19, the website reports, in Lenawee County.