Lake County releases COVID-19 case information

Posted at 2:52 PM, Mar 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-20 16:52:38-04

POLSON — Local health officials are providing an update on the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation in the Mission Valley.

The Lake County Public Health Department reported in a social media post on Friday that there are currently no confirmed local coronavirus cases

However, there is a person from outside of Lake County jurisdiction who is currently under isolation.

Local health officials say they are in contact with the health department in the person's county of residence.

“Please do not let this cause alarm and panic. Continue to be vigilant in your own social distancing and self protection,” the social media post states.

The Lake County Public Health Department reports that there have been 53 Lake County residents tested for COVID-19.

So far, 38 tests have come back negative, 14 are pending and the remaining case is a person that tested positive in Maryland.