Stone County Announces First COVID-19 Case

The Stone County Health Department announced Sunday evening their first confirmed case of COVID-19.

SCHD officials posted on social media that the individual who tested positive was notified by health officials and has been quarantined at their home.

The case is travel related.

Staff of the SCHD are working with the close contacts of the confirmed patient to insure isolation and quarantine protocols, if necessary, are being followed by those contacts.

The county had previously reported 29 total tests, with 25 negative and 3 pending results along with the positive test.

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