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Washington Co. Department of Health announced today the second presumptive positive case of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Washington County.

Currently, the patient is hospitalized at Baptist Floyd that tested positive for CoVid-19.
Washington County Health Department is working closely with the local and state officials along with Baptist Floyd and Floyd County Health Department to ensure that contacts of the patient are identified and monitored and that all infection control protocols are being followed.

Gov. Eric J. Holcomb issued a public health emergency declaration that calls on state agencies to continue their diligence and cooperation in responding to COVID-19 and ensures that Indiana can seek funding to control and stop the spread of coronavirus. \

The declaration is posted at www.in.gov/.

The governor has also issued additional steps to protect the public from COVID-
19.

The patient is currently hospitalized. No additional information about the patient will be released due to privacy laws.