Lincoln County Reports 4th and 5th of COVID-19
On Tuesday morning, May 26, Lincoln County Health Department (LCHD) confirmed that a 4th and 5th case has tested positive for COVID-19 in Lincoln County. One individual is in their 60’s and is expected to have become infected through community transmission. The other individual is in their 50s and is expected to have become infected through essential travel.
Individuals are in isolation and LCHD has contacted others with whom the cases had close contact with. People with confirmed infections have a range of symptoms, from little to no symptoms to people being severely sick and dying. Symptoms may include: fever, cough, shortness of breath, sore throat, headache, fatigue, body or muscle aches, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, loss of smell and loss of taste. It’s important to remember that COVID-19 can be spread to others even if a person does not have symptoms. LCHD encourages anyone with symptoms to get tested for COVID-19.
LCHD will continue to update our Facebook page Monday-Friday, with current COVID-19 case counts. This is a rapidly evolving situation. For the latest information about COVID-19 in Lincoln County visit: https://co.lincoln.wi.us/covid19 or follow us on Facebook. You can also visit the CDC’s website or the DHS website.