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Warren County reports first confirmed case of COVID-19 coronavirus

Warren County reports first confirmed case of COVID-19 coronavirus

Warren County now has its first case of the COVID-19 coronavirus, health officials said Thursday. The patient is a man in his 40s, county health officials said. He is currently in isolation at home. Out of respect for the patient’s privacy, no additional identifying information will be released.Warren County Health District will monitor the patient during his isolation. “We will be in daily contact with him and as needed with our partners at the Ohio Department of Health. We are taking every precaution to stop the spread of this virus,” a statement from health officials reads. WCHD is identifying close contacts of this confirmed case, all of whom will be advised to self-quarantine. Close contacts may include family members, co-workers, medical providers and others.The new case comes after Ohio’s daily update, which happens at 2 p.m. The state confirmed 119 cases during that update, with cases reported in the following counties: Ashland (1), Belmont (2), Butler (8), Clark (1), Coshocton (2), Cuyahoga (53), Darke (1), Delaware (2), Franklin (10), Geauga (1), Hamilton (1), Huron (1), Lake (2), Lorain (6), Lucas (1), Mahoning (5), Medina (5), Miami (1), Montgomery (1), Richland (1), Stark (5), Summit (6), Trumbull (2) and Tuscarawas (1).

WARREN COUNTY, Ohio —

Warren County now has its first case of the COVID-19 coronavirus, health officials said Thursday.

The patient is a man in his 40s, county health officials said. He is currently in isolation at home.

Out of respect for the patient’s privacy, no additional identifying information will be released.

Warren County Health District will monitor the patient during his isolation.

“We will be in daily contact with him and as needed with our partners at the Ohio Department of Health. We are taking every precaution to stop the spread of this virus,” a statement from health officials reads.

WCHD is identifying close contacts of this confirmed case, all of whom will be advised to self-quarantine. Close contacts may include family members, co-workers, medical providers and others.

The new case comes after Ohio’s daily update, which happens at 2 p.m. The state confirmed 119 cases during that update, with cases reported in the following counties: Ashland (1), Belmont (2), Butler (8), Clark (1), Coshocton (2), Cuyahoga (53), Darke (1), Delaware (2), Franklin (10), Geauga (1), Hamilton (1), Huron (1), Lake (2), Lorain (6), Lucas (1), Mahoning (5), Medina (5), Miami (1), Montgomery (1), Richland (1), Stark (5), Summit (6), Trumbull (2) and Tuscarawas (1).

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