UPDATE: La Crosse County logs first two circumstances of neighborhood-spread COVID-19 – News8000.com – WKBT

Men in higher 20s, slack 70s boost county tally to 10

Mike Tighe

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Evening news briefing from CNN

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) – La Crosse County has its first two of neighborhood-spread COVID-19 — which means that the 2 males tested definite for the disease had no longer been uncovered through rush or publicity to a definite coronavirus patient, and indicating the threat that it is circulating in the neighborhood.

The two had been amongst five test outcomes reported to the county currently, rising the county tally to 10. The assorted three definite assessments are women.

“This document offers even extra reason to make a selection Governor Evers’ ‘Safer at Home’ relate seriously,” said county Health Director Jen Rombalski.

Particulars about the neighborhood-spread circumstances are:

  • One is a individual in his higher 20s who developed symptoms the week of March 9. He became tested Monday, as his symptoms had worsened.
  • The assorted is a individual in his higher 70s with a historical previous of interstate rush nonetheless no longer to a save with diagnosed neighborhood spread. He also became tested on Monday.

Each and each of the males are experiencing light to moderate symptoms and comprise no longer required hospitalization.

“We completely inquire of of that we are in a position to gaze extra circumstances of the virus in the county, nonetheless hope that our media outreach and steering helps to persuade county residents to shield home to disrupt the spread of the virus,” Rombalski said.


Extra well-known sides and neighborhood notices may be released as disease investigation is completed, she said.

For updates on COVID-19 in Wisconsin, toddle to the Declare Division of Health Provider’s internet save. For local updates review the county Health Division’s Facebook internet page or internet save.

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