MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The Monongalia County Well being Division issued a press launch Saturday night stating a shopper of Planet Health in Morgantown on Fort Pierpont Highway has examined constructive for the coronavirus.
The individual was on the health club on Wednesday, June 24th and will have uncovered others between the hours of 9 a.m. and three p.m. that day.
Well being Division officers are urging anybody who was on the facility throughout these hours to self-quarantine for 14 days and look ahead to signs of COVID-19, which embrace shortness of breath, fever, dry cough, headache, nausea, vomiting, muscle aches and lack of odor.
“In addition they ought to do their greatest to steer clear of others of their family,” stated Dr. Lee B. Smith, MCHD govt director and county well being officer. “Methods to do that can be to remain primarily in a single space of the house and to put on a masks in case you should be round others.”
The discharge went on to say roughly 205 people had been at Planet Health throughout that window of time. They need to not go away house except to hunt medical care, which they need to solely do after establishing an appointment with a well being care supplier and studying the proper protocol to be seen.
Officers say, West Virginia, together with about half of the states within the nation, is seeing a rise in COVID-19 instances. Prior to now 10 days, the state has seen a rise of about 400 instances; within the 10 days previous to that, instances rose by about 240. As of late Saturday afternoon, the West Virginia case rely was 2,782.
Monongalia County at the moment has 152 instances, up 21 instances up to now 10 days.
Everybody is inspired to take precautions in an effort to keep away from getting COVID-19, or, for symptomless people, giving another person COVID-19. This contains carrying masks in public, washing palms totally and infrequently and sustaining a distance of six toes from others.