First COVID-19 case reported in Knox County

Posted at 2:11 PM, Apr 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-06 14:11:36-04

KNOX COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Health officials in Knox County have reported their first COVID-19 case.

The Knox County Health Department's Epidemiology Rapid Response Team is now working with the individual to notify anyone who may have come into contact with this person. Those individuals will be instructed to quarantine at home.

Here's a look at the news release posted to the Knox County Health Department Facebook Page: