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Clark County confirms three more COVID-19 cases, one already dead

Clark County Public Health confirmed three more COVID-19 cases in a news release Monday morning. One of the newly announced cases has already died.

The case who died was a man in his 80s. He was tested and hospitalized last week. He died March 19.

The county has confirmed 13 cases, and four people have died from the virus. The county has gotten 285 negative test results so far.

One of the new cases is a woman in her 30s, who has been hospitalized. She had no known contact with a confirmed case.

The third new case is a man in his 50s, who had close contact with a confirmed case in Clark County and was quarantined. He is now recovering at home.

Clark County has seen an uptick in cases recently. Nine new cases have been confirmed in less than a week’s time.

Public Health is working to identify and notify the close contacts of confirmed cases, according to the news release. All close contacts will be instructed to stay home for 14 days after their last contact with a confirmed case.

Public Health will update the number of positive tests by 11 am daily. Visit the novel coronavirus website for updates.


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