Coronavirus case identified in Lane County

Officials are working to identify people and places the person has made contact with in recent weeks.

Posted: Mar 17, 2020 2:05 PM
Updated: Mar 17, 2020 4:20 PM

LANE COUNTY, Ore. -- Lane County has seen its first case of novel coronavirus, according to county officials

The case was announced on Tuesday. It is considered to be a case of community transmission.

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The 69-year-old man lives in a private residence and is currently at home following county health recommendations.

The man's symptoms began March 1 and a test was taken March 13.

Officials will contact people who have had contact with him.

The first Oregon case was announced to the public on Feb. 28.

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