Health officials identify first positive case of COVID-19 in Labette County

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LABETTE COUNTY, Kan. – The Labette County Health Department confirms the county’s first positive case of COVID-19.

Health officials say the patient is a 61-year-old male that is recovering. The Health Department is working to identify and contact people who may have come into contact with the individual while they were infectious and will monitor them for symptoms.

The state of Kansas remains under a “stay at home” order through April 19, 2020.