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Second Case of COVID-19 Identified in County

Washington County Health Department was notified of a second positive confirmed case of COVID-19 in a county resident, a female healthcare worker in her 50s.

As a result, WCHD has been in contact with this individual, who has been in isolation and quarantine since the onset of symptoms and has made a full recovery. Because of the significant delay in reporting, this individual is no longer required to be on isolation.

The first reported case in the county has made a full recovery and is also off isolation and quarantine orders.

In addition to these positive cases, there have been 20 negative test results for county residents.

IDPH has advised to assume that COVID-19 is in the community and everyone should take the proper precautions to protect themselves.

Read the full article in this week’s issue.

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