WILMINGTON, MA — According to Wilmington Health Director Shelly Newhouse, Wilmington now has 14 confirmed positive COVID-19 cases, with 16 additional residents under quarantine, as of 4:30pm on Thursday, March 26, 2020.
As expected, Wilmington’s COVID-19 cases are increasing:
- Thursday, March 26, 2020 — 14 positives confirmed, 16 additional quarantined
- Wednesday, March 25, 2020 — 11 positives confirmed, 12 additional quarantined
- Tuesday, March 24, 2020 — 4 positives confirmed, 8 additional quarantined
- Monday, March 23, 2020 — 3 positives confirmed, 7 additional quarantined
- Sunday, March 22, 2020 — 0 positives confirmed, 4 quarantined
Ongoing Reminders From The Wilmington Board Of Health:
- Stay approximately six feet away from other people.
- Avoid large crowds and gatherings.
- Practice good hygiene: continue to wash hands, use hand sanitizer, cover coughs and sneezes with a tissue or your inner elbow, and stay home if you are sick.
Certain people are at higher risk for serious illness from this virus. High-risk individuals include:
- older adults
- anyone with underlying health conditions, such as heart or lung disease or diabetes
- anyone with weakened immune systems, and
- pregnant women
Individuals at higher risk should:
- stay home and avoid situations of potential exposure
- do not travel
- do not attend large gatherings
- limit time spent in public areas, and
- do not congregate in groups of more than 10 people.
Residents should limit interactions with persons who are at higher risk for COVID-19. If you live with someone at high risk, practice social distancing. We all have personal responsibility to take care of ourselves and others, to protect ourselves and our loved ones.
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