3rd confirmed case of COVID-19 in Posey Co.

3rd confirmed case of COVID-19 in Posey Co.
Coronavirus (Source: KLTV)

POSEY Co., Ind. (WFIE) - Posey County now has its third confirmed positive case of COVID-19, according to Dr. Kyle Rapp with the county health department.

Dr. Rapp says the third patient is a male in his 30s. He is at home and has been self-isolating since he was tested.

The second patient is a 30-year-old female who is also quarantined at home.

The Posey County Health Nurse is in the process of doing an evaluation of potential contacts. He says the case is still very early in the process.

Posey County announced their first case on Wednesday.

Dr. Rapp says they were notified by Deaconess that the patient tested positive. They say the individual is in self-quarantine at home and is feeling better than previously.

He has been on self-quarantine prior to being tested.

Dr. Rapp says that patient is a man who is over 50-years-old and has not traveled out of state. He says the patient traveled to Indianapolis in the first week of March.

Dr. Rapp says the symptoms started about ten days after travel from Indianapolis.

They say the case is believed to be community-acquired.

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