# 14 HAS TESTED POSITIVE

By William

MCPHERSON – The McPherson County Health Department released a statement around 7:40 p.m. on Monday, April 13 noting that there has been a 14th confirmed case of the Coronavirus, COVID-19 in McPherson County.

The data identified the latest positive case as being a female in her 20’s who is now recovering well at home. This case has known exposure at the group facility cluster.

At this time, nothing further will be released about the patient.

One more confirmed positive recovery case has now met recovery guidelines since the previous release early on Monday. That now puts the recovery number in McPherson County up to 8.

The McPherson County Health Department has confirmed that they currently have 2 positive test cases currently hospitalized at this time as well.

Nothing further will be released about these patients at this time.

Please depend on health authorities to provide the most accurate information for McPherson County.

If you are experiencing fever, shortness of breath, or a cough – PLEASE CALL YOUR HEALTH CARE PROVIDER.

If you do not have a primary health care provider, then PLEASE call your local hospital.

While recovery numbers are great news, McPherson County is still at high risk for community spread.

As Secretary of Kansas Department of Health and Environment, Dr. Norman, announced earlier today – this is not the time to come out of quarantine and try to get back to normal. COVID-19 will likely continue to raise its ugly head in our communities.

McPherson County residents are encouraged to help the community and our health care system flatten the curve and slow the spread of coronavirus. We can do this by:

  • Following the Stay-At-Home Order.
  • Covering all facial areas when coughing or sneezing.
  • Washing your hands for a minimum of 20 seconds with soap and water.

{This McPherson County COVID-19 Update is SPONSORED by CrossDove Writers}

{Continue to follow us at www.mcpherson-county-ks.com or on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/mcphersoncountyks/}