Monroe County has its first case of the CoronaVirus, COVID-19, state health officials announced on Friday.
The resident of Monroe County is hospitalized, and the source of exposure is unknown at this time.
The North Central Health District (NCHD) Epidemiologists confirmed the Monroe County case as the only additional case of COVID-19 within the 13-county district.
NCHD is working to identify the individual’s source of exposure and any close contacts. People identified as having been potentially exposed will be contacted and be provided with information on self-quarantining and monitoring for respiratory symptoms.
NCHD has confirmed four total cases of COVID-19 throughout the 13-county district in Central Georgia. NCHD cases include:
- Houston County: 1
- Macon-Bibb County: 1
- Monroe County: 1
- Peach County: 1
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