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2nd positive case of COVID-19 confirmed in Calhoun Co.

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Posted at 8:41 AM, Mar 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-22 15:05:24-04

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — A patient at Bronson Methodist Hospital has tested positive for COVID-19, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.

The Calhoun County Public Health Department is communicating with Bronson staff, and will be letting those who have been in close contact with the patient to watch for any symptoms they may develop.

The CCPHD are once again telling everyone to wash their hands for at least twenty seconds, cover coughs and sneezes, stay at home if they are sick, and avoid touching their face.

It is also important to stay at least six feet away from others, a practice known as social distancing.

If you have any questions or concerns, call the state's specialized hotline at 1-888-535-6136.