Fayette County Health Department announced the county’s third presumptive case of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) on Wednesday (March 25).
The patient is self-isolating at home. No additional information about the patient is being released because of privacy laws.
County health department officials say they are working closely with local and state health officials to ensure contacts of the patient are identified and monitored and that all infection control protocols are being followed.
For more information, call the health department at (765) 825-4013 or email email@example.com.
As of 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 25, Reid Health has sent in 73 COVID-19 tests for processing from its service area.
At that time, there were six presumed positive, 38 negative tests and 29 pending results.
The total includes hospitalized patients and self-quarantines.
Indiana State Department of Health on Wednesday morning reported 115 new positive cases of COVID-19 have been diagnosed through ISDH, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and private laboratories.
That brings to 477 the total number of Hoosiers diagnosed following corrections to the previous day’s total. Fourteen Hoosiers have died.
A Ripley County case has been moved to Franklin County. There are now seven cases in Franklin County.
A total of 3,356 tests have been reported to ISDH to date, up from 2,931 on Monday.