Health Department confirms Lincoln County’s 9th COVID-19 case
For the Tomahawk Leader
LINCOLN COUNTY – The Lincoln County Health Department on Friday, June 26 announced that it had confirmed the county’s 9th case of COVID-19.
The individual is in their 20s and is expected to have become infected through community transmission, LCHD said. The individual is in isolation, and LCHD has contacted others with whom the individual had close contact with.
“People with confirmed infections have a range of symptoms, from little to no symptoms to people being severely sick and dying,” LCHD 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. LCHD encourages anyone with symptoms or have been exposed to someone with COVID -19 to go in for testing. You can find testing information on the Lincoln County Health Department’s website.”
LCHD provides information and regularly updated COVID-19 statistics online at www.co.lincoln.wi.us/health/page/novel-coronavirus-covid-19.