JUST IN: Officials in Spencer County are reporting the county's first positive case of COVID-19.
The patient is in isolation. No other details are being released due to privacy laws, according to a statement from the Spencer County Emergency Management Agency.
"With our first confirmed case of coronavirus in Spencer County, it is even more essential that our county residents do all we can to minimize viral transmission with observation of stay-at-home recommendations, frequent hand washing, and appropriate social distancing." said Stan Tretter, MD, Spencer County Health Officer.
Spencer County Health Department officials say they are working closely with the local and state officials to ensure that contacts of the patient are identified and monitored and that all infection control protocols are being followed.