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Wakulla County reports first positive case of COVID-19

Posted at 6:30 PM, Mar 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-29 19:09:25-04

WAKULLA COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) — The Florida Department of Health has confirmed its first positive case of coronavirus in Wakulla County.

The case was confirmed in a 45-year-old woman on Sunday, according to the FDOH's statewide dashboard.

State health officials say the case was not travel-related but did say that the woman had contact with a confirmed case before testing positive for COVID-19.

In their Sunday evening report, FDOH said that 41 people have been tested for COVID-19 in Wakulla County.

FDOH-Wakulla is encouraging residents to take precautions and practice mitigation techniques like social distancing to prevent any further spread.

Here's the latest from the FDOH on COVID-19 cases across the state:

Contact with confirmed case663
Travel & contact with confirmed case351
Under Investigation2503

This is a developing story. Stay with us for details.