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Oneida County reports second and third cases of COVID-19Submitted: 03/29/2020
Oneida County reports second and third cases of COVID-19
Peter Dubois
Peter Dubois
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pdubois@wjfw.com

ONEIDA COUNTY - A second and third person have been diagnosed with COVID-19 in Oneida County. That's according to a press release by the Oneida County Health Department.

The individuals are in their 60's and 80's. These cases are not related to each other, nor the first reported case in Oneida County on March 27th. That person is in their 20's.

All individuals are currently in isolation.

County health officials are working to determine how they may have been exposed to the virus and are contacting those who have been in close contact with these individuals.




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