(3-27-20) At approximately 4:25 pm, the Auglaize County Health Department (ACHD) was notified that an Auglaize County resident has tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19).

The confirmed case is a 65 year-old female who is currently being treated at a local hospital. Upon notification of a positive COVID-19 case,

ACHD staff will begin a thorough investigation by contacting the person who tested positive and obtaining a list of that person’s close contacts.

Those people are then contacted and advised that they need to quarantine at home and monitor symptoms.

No additional personal information about the Auglaize County resident will be provided in order to protect personal privacy.

The confirmed case had no travel history and no known contact with another confirmed case of COVID-19.