UPDATE: Continuing cases of COVID-19 announced

Alicia Thompson RN PHN, from the Washington County Health Department has confirmed the fourth and fifth presumptive positive cases of COVID-19 have been reported.

The fourth patient tested positive this morning at Clark Memorial Hospital and is currently hospitalized there.

The fifth patient also tested positive this morning at Baptist Health Floyd Hospital and is currently home-quarantined.

Please be assured that the health department is working closely with local and state officials along with Clark Memorial and Clark County Health Department as well as Baptist Health Floyd and Floyd County Health Department to ensure that contacts of the patient are identified and monitored and that all infection control protocols are being followed.

No additional information will be released due to privacy laws.



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