A second positive case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in the area. The male in his 60’s is from Prescott-Russell, and was tested on March 14, 2020.
Following testing, the individual was discharged home where he remains in self-isolation, following Public Health direction. The individual experienced mild symptoms of fever, cough, headache and generalized aches and pain. Late in the day on March 17, the individual’s test came back positive for COVID-19.
While the public health investigation is ongoing, it is known that the individual returned from a trip to the United Kingdom on March 11, 2020 and developed symptoms later that day. The EOHU is actively engaged in the process of contact tracing for other individuals who may have been in close contact with the man.
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