Greenlee County reaches double-digits for positive COVID-19 tests

Raymundo Frasquillo File Photo/Gila Herald: A young girl secures her mask with loops over her ears. The Greenlee Health Department advises the wearing of masks while outside.

By Jon Johnson

jonjohnsonnews@gmail.com

CLIFTON – On Thursday night, the Greenlee County Health Department put out a release advising of two new positive tests for COVID-19, putting the county’s total since the start of the pandemic to 10.

According to the health department, the two new cases were likely acquired outside the county.

As Greenlee County continues to minimize the impact of the virus’ spread, it recommends wearing masks when outside of the home and the practicing of physical distancing, as well as the practice of frequent hand washing.

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