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.