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COVID-19 Coronavirus Confirmed in Ford County

KSAL StaffMarch 17, 2020

The first case of the COVID-19 coronavirus has been confirmed in Southwest Kansas.

Ford County confirmed the case Tuesday morning.  Officials say the case involves a person over the age of 60. The person is being treated and their family is under quarantine.

The county says if you are in need of COVID-19 testing because of active symptoms or recent travel, call your medical provider. Medical providers, Western Plains Medical Complex and Ford County Health have the ability to test for COVID-19.

The new case makes 12 in Kansas, and one death.

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