Health Department: Sixth, seventh COVID-19 cases confirmed in Lincoln County
FOR THE TOMAHAWK LEADER
LINCOLN COUNTY – The Lincoln County Health Department stated on Wednesday, May 27 that it had confirmed two more cases of COVID-19 in Lincoln County, bringing the total number of cases in the county to seven.
Both individuals, who are in isolation, are in their 60s and are expected to have become infected through exposure to a person with COVID-19 during travel. The Health Department said it has contacted others with whom the cases had close contact with.
“People with confirmed infections have a range of symptoms, from little to no symptoms to being severely sick and dying,” the Health Department stated. “Symptoms may include: fever, cough, shortness of breath, sore throat, headache, fatigue, body or muscle aches, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, loss of smell and loss of taste. It’s important to remember that COVID-19 can be spread to others even if a person does not have symptoms. The Lincoln County Health Department encourages anyone with symptoms to get tested for COVID-19.”