Cherokee County COVID update as of 6:15 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020

by the Cherokee County Public Health Department

According to officials with the Cherokee County Public Health Department, Cherokee County Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases will begin to be listed as confirmed or probable on future dashboards as of Friday, Sept. 11. A confirmed case means that a positive laboratory confirmed PCR (polymerase chain reaction) test has been received. Antigen tests that are positive are considered probable until a lab-confirmed positive PCR test is received.

Future dashboard updated of probable cases will include retractive COVID-positive antigen reports.

As of 8:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 11, Cherokee County has 17 active confirmed cases and 60 active probable cases.