COVID-19 numbers update: Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Henry Ford Allegiance Health confirms that there are 2 people with COVID-19 who are hospitalized at Henry Ford Allegiance Health in Jackson, bringing the total positive results so far to 6 in Jackson County, and 14 persons of interest in private rooms at the hospital waiting on COVID-19 test results. Test results are taking 7 days or more to be returned from the external lab where they are sent for processing due to high demand across the country.

Hundreds of tests were conducted over the past week at the drive-through testing center located at One Jackson Square. This drive-through testing center is open and prioritizing patients by highest risk at this time due to high demand for testing.

If you present the following known symptoms of COVID-19, Henry Ford Allegiance Health recommends self-isolating for 14 days or if you have questions, call the hotline at (313) 874-1055 before going for treatment in-person:

  • Cough
  • Fever
  • Shortness of breath
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea

Watch Henry Ford Allegiance Health’s press conference on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 here: