McDowell County confirms fifth COVID-19 case, not related to other four

MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – The McDowell County Health Department confirms its fifth case of COVID-19.

“A fifth case of COVID-19 was confirmed by McDowell County Health Department Officials Thursday afternoon, April 9, 2020. This case has no known connection to any of the four previous cases.

This individual is currently quarantined at home, and the Health Department is working to identify all the individual’s contacts. Anyone who is identified as being a contact will be notified by the Health Department.

The Health Department will continue to keep you updated on this fluid situation through Facebook as well as through local media partners.

Due to Federal HIPAA guidelines, no other information about this case will be given.”

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