ALAMANCE COUNTY, N.C. — The Alamance County Health Department on Friday received notification of their first positive case of COVID-19.
The affected individual is currently in isolation at home and is responding well to treatment..
“The individual has no known travel risk and no known contact to a previous case,” the Alamance County Health Department said.
The Alamance County Health Department is identifying close contacts to the affected individual. A close contact is defined as anyone who was within six feet of the individual for 10 minutes or more.
“We have been preparing and planning for cases in Alamance County. Our public health response team has been in contact with the individual and they are complying with all control measures and orders,” said Health Director Stacie Saunders. “It is likely we will see other confirmed cases in the community. We urge the community to continue to practice social distancing and general precautions in order to protect themselves, their loved ones, and our neighbors.”
If you have questions about COVID-19: Call the Alamance County COVID-19.Hotline at 336.290.0361