May 19, 2020 9:44 PM

Clay County reports another COVID-19 case

Posted May 19, 2020 9:44 PM

CLAY CENTER -- The Clay County Health Department on Monday reported an additional confirmed case of COVID-19.

According to a news release from the health department, the case involves a Clay County resident "that is hospitalized in another Kansas County. The Clay County Health Department has identified all close contacts of this indvidual and those who were exposed have been contacted. The patient has not been back in Clay County since contracting the disease. There is no risk of spread in the community because of this case."

The county's other confirmed cases of COVID-19 include one fatality and three others who have fully recovered and were released from isolation restrictions, the health department noted. Additionally, all of the close contacts of the confirmed cses in Clay County have completed the required quarantine and none developed COVID-19 symptoms, the health department reported.