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Marathon County confirms its second case of COVID-19Submitted: 03/29/2020
Marathon County confirms its second case of COVID-19
Peter Dubois
Peter Dubois
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pdubois@wjfw.com

MARATHON COUNTY - Officials at the Marathon County Health Department reported a second confirmed case of COVID-19 Sunday, March 29.

The patient is currently isolated. County health officials are working to determine how the person may have become infected. They are assuming there may have been community spread.

"We can't contain the spread without the help of everyone" said Judy Burrows, Public Information Officer for the Marathon County Health Department. "We (Marathon County Health Department) have the experience in disease investigation and monitoring persons who are in isolation. We need the community to help us help control the spread of COVID19."

Those who have recently had close contact with the individual will be isolated and checked on daily by health officials.

Symptoms of COVID-19 to watch for include: cough, fever, or shortness of breath or other respiratory symptoms.



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