Fisher Co. reports first COVID-19 case

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This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. Also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus causes COVID-19. The sample was isolated from a patient in the U.S. On Tuesday, April 21, 2020, U.S. health regulators OK’d the first coronavirus test that allows people to collect their own sample at home, a new approach that could help expand testing options in most states. The sample will still have to be shipped for processing back to LabCorp, which operates diagnostic labs throughout the U.S. (NIAID-RML via AP)

FISHER COUNTY, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) — Fisher County has received its first COVID-19 case.

According to a news release issued by the county judge’s office Tuesday afternoon, a man between the ages of 80 and 90 recently tested positive.

It is currently unknown if the man is hospitalized or self quarantined, or how he contracted the virus.


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