The Colville Tribal Emergency Operations Center has confirmed through the Colville Service Unit and Okanogan County Public Health three new positive cases of COVID-19 on the Colville Indian Reservation in the Nespelem district, today.

To date, the EOC has confirmed:

• 12 positive cases

• 7 remain in isolation

• 3 have been released from isolation by medical professionals

• 2 moved out of the area

Colville Service Unit

Tested 159

Positive 7

Negative 129

Pending 22

Lake Roosevelt Community Health Centers totals:

Test 55

Positive 0

Negative 54

Pending 0

Insufficient sample 1

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Please continue to stay home and stay safe.

We know COVID-19 is in our communities and it is now as important as ever to follow social distancing guidelines.

• Stay home, stay safe.

• Practice social distancing by keeping a distance of about six feet from others if you must go out in public for essential activities.

• Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds

 • Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth with unwashed hands.

• Avoid close contact with people who are sick.

• Stay home if you are sick, except to get medical care.

• Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when coughing or sneezing; throw used tissues in the trash.

• Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces daily.

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