Marion County Reports Ninth Confirmed COVID-19 Case
The Marion County Health Department reported the county’s ninth confirmed case of COVID-19 Tuesday.
Officials report the latest case is a nursing home resident between the ages of 80 and 90 who is currently in isolation in the facility.
Marion County now has four active coronavirus cases, with five recoveries and no deaths.
Health Department officials are working with the state Department of Health and Senior Services to determine any close contacts with that individual who may have been exposed.
Officials also urge the public to continue to take precautions such as good hygiene, social distancing and limiting in-person interaction. And, if you’re sick, contact your health care provider or urgent care center.