Pacific County is reporting confirmation of its fourth positive case of COVID-19. Chief Criminal Deputy Pat Matlock said in a press release “We have received notice of a 4th positive case of COVID-19 in Pacific County. The individual is isolated in a medical facility and close contacts of the individual are currently being contacted by our public health nurses with instructions to quarantine per DOH guidelines. If the case investigation reveals exposure(s) to the general public, that information will be made public.”

This case is in addition to the out of state case reported on 4/10 that continues to receive medical treatment out of state and the second (4/18) and third (4/19) cases that are isolating at home.

Matlock continued, “We continue to encourage the public to maintain social distancing by staying at home except for essential business and practice personal protective measures to include, washing hands often with soapy water for at least 20 seconds, avoid touching your face, and wearing a face covering in public.”

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