News Alert : TJHD Reports First COVID-19 Case In Nelson


Information from TJHD just after 4PM – March 24, 2020

As of today, 3/24/20, TJHD has 14 lab confirmed (“presumptive positive”) COVID-19 cases and 2 clinically diagnosed cases*.
*Clinically diagnosed cases are individuals who are not tested because they are very close contacts to someone who is lab confirmed COVID-19 positive and are experiencing symptoms. Due to their level of exposure and symptoms, the Health Department considers them positive without a COVID-19 lab test. For example, a clinically diagnosed case could be the spouse of a lab confirmed COVID-19 case.
14 lab confirmed COVID-19 cases in the following localities:
Charlottesville: 3
Albemarle: 6
Louisa: 3
Nelson: 1
Fluvanna: 1
One of the clinical cases lives in Charlottesville. One of them lives outside of our health district.


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