Monroe County now has 3 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19

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SPARTA, Wis. (WKBT) – Today the Monroe County Health Department received notification of a third confirmed case of COVID-19.

The individual is a woman in her fifties with mild to moderate symptoms who is currently isolating at home. The health department is following up with possible contacts.

The three cases in Monroe County are unrelated, according to a news release.

“We are experiencing community spread in Monroe County and throughout Wisconsin. We need everyone to act as though you already have COVID-19 or the people in the community do” said Sharon Nelson, Director/Health Officer.

“Since not everyone is able to be tested, there are likely more cases in the county than we are aware of,” said Nelson. The best tool we have against COVID-19 is the physical separation from each other; follow the #SaferAtHome order.

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