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1st coronavirus case reported in Calhoun County

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Posted at 12:00 PM, Mar 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-21 13:13:59-04

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — The corononavirus outbreak has reached Calhoun County.

Calhoun County officials said they've confirmed the first case in the county at a news conference this morning.

The person is an adult.

Their travel history is only in southwest Michigan.

They are stable and at home.

Officials said they exhibited coronavirus symptoms: shortness of breath, fever and cough.

The county has begun a "contact investigation" to identify those who have been exposed and has made recommendations for those individuals to be isolated.