Monroe County Health Department reports another case of COVID-19

MONROE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – The Monroe County Health Department is confirming another case of COVID-19.

According to the health department, there are seven positive cases and one probable case of COVID-19.  The health department is investigating and will notify close contacts to assess and monitor them for signs and symptoms of the illness.  All confirmed cases will be isolated, and close contacts will be quarantined.

The health department asks that the community continue to practice social distancing, wear a cloth mask if out in public, and continue handwashing.

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