Second person tests positive for COVID-19 in Portage County
For the City Times
STEVENS POINT—Portage County Health and Human Services-Division of Public Health is confirming that another Portage County resident has tested positive for COVID-19. The individual is currently in isolation. County health officials are working to determine how the person may have become infected and is contacting individuals with whom the patient had close contact with.
“It is extremely important that Portage County community members continue to be safer at home to stop the spread of COVID-19 by limiting outings to essential needs only,” said Gary Garske, health officer, Portage County Health and Human Services-Division of Public Health. “Following the Safer At Home order can help save lives of the most vulnerable in our community.”
Portage County Health and Human Services-Division of Public Health will continue to monitor and follow-up with individuals who test positive for COVID-19.