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Hamilton County reports first positive case of COVID-19

Posted at 11:56 AM, Apr 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-06 12:00:42-04

HAMILTON COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) — The Florida Department of Health has confirmed the first positive case of coronavirus in Hamilton County.

The case was confirmed in a 56-year-old woman on Monday morning.

At this time, we don't know if this is a travel related case or if the person has been hospitalized.

The Department of Health in Hamilton County is now conducting a contact investigation and working on notifying individuals who will need to self-monitor for symptoms for 14 days.

This is a developing story.