Brazos County reports first case of coronavirus

Brazos County reports first case of coronavirus

The number of cases testing positive for coronavirus is growing in Erie County.

"Based on an initial review of each case by the Allegany County Department of Health, these individuals appear to have had separate exposures to the novel Coronavirus", the release said.

This individual recently traveled domestically and voluntarily self-isolated upon returning to the community.

Department spokesman Steve Brandy declined to give additional information about the case, saying the health department was not disclosing information about the patient's hometown, his condition or how he may have contracted the virus.

Barbara Ferrer, Los Angeles County Public Health Director, said the rate of increase comes as no surprise.

"The BCHD is coordinating efforts with the Texas Department of State Health Services to conduct contact investigations". The press release said to cancel group events, gatherings and nonessential appointments.

"We need to do all we can to protect the public and our employees in the midst of this expanding public health crisis", Supervisor Barger said. "However, we are very fortunate that the L.A. County system of hospitals and clinics is well prepared for emergencies such as these".

Identifying and contacting anyone who has been in close contact with a person who has COVID-19.

As of Wednesday morning, there were 288 confirmed cases in IL and one death due to the virus. She also urged all who have the ability to stay home, work from home and keep children home from day care to do so. Have confidence from a public health perspective. "It will definitely take some time".

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