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First Positive COVID-19 Case Confirmed in McDowell County

MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV - Earlier today, McDowell County Health Department confirmed our first case of COVID-19.

The person under investigation had known risk factors related to travel and has been under quarantine since returning home. This patient was symptomatic but is recovering at home with supportive measures.

Officials are working diligently to identify additional residents who may have had contact with this individual. We will continue to keep you updated . . .

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