Patient in isolation at Baptist Health after testing positive for COVID-19

Posted at 12:09 PM, Mar 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-14 12:59:35-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — LEX 18 confirmed that a patient is in isolation at Baptist Health Hospital after testing positive for COVID-19.

"A patient has tested positive for COVID-19 and is currently in isolation at Baptist Health in Lexington," the hospital said in a statement. " All recommended precautions are being taken to protect the patient and staff. The medical team is working in close collaboration with the local and state health officials and CDC."

No additional information on the patient was given. LEX 18 will continue to update this story as more information becomes available.