First Patient in Monroe County Tested Positive for Coronavius

March 12, 2020
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Wednesday night local officials announced the test results for the first positive case of the coronavirus in Monroe County. WXXI is reporting that the patient, who has not been named, is a man in his 30's, that lives in the 19th Ward, and just returned home from Italy. The patient is home in involuntary isolation and "recovering nicely," according to a statement. "The risk of infection remains low in Monroe County," the statement continued.

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