BREAKING: Wilmington Now Has 14 Confirmed Positive COVID-19 Cases, 16 Under Quarantine

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:

The Board of Health urges all residents to practice social distancing:
  • 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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