ROCHESTER — Fulton and Whitley counties joined Kosciusko County on Thursday, March 26, in confirmed its first COVID-19 cases.
According to a statement from the Whitley County Health Department, a resident of Whitley County has tested positive for COVID-19. All contacts with the individual are being notified to observe for symptoms.
“At this time we are advising everyone to isolate until April 7, just like Governor Holcomb has stated,” said the WCHD statement.
For further questions regarding the actions being taken by WCHD to maintain the health and safety of community members, Whitley County residents can contact the health department at (260) 248-3121.
Two news outlets reported Fulton County recorded its first case of COVID-19 Thursday. An employee of the health department said they were preparing a statement, but it had not been released as of late Thursday afternoon.
Kosciusko County its first case of COVID-19 earlier Thursday.