Correction: First District Health Unit reports first case of COVID-19 in McHenry County; case originally reported as Ward County case

The First District Health Unit reports the first case of COVID-19 has been identified in McHenry County. The affected individual is a woman in her 80s. The case was initially released yesterday as the fourth case in Ward County.

The case is currently under investigation. The North Dakota Department of Health or First District Health Unit will contact anyone considered a contact of this person. Everyone should continue to practice good hygiene and social distancing.


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