FAYETTE – Fayette County has just confirmed the first case of COVID-19 as a 22 year old, and is self quarantining at home.
Fayette County Public Health (FCPH) and Fayette County Emergency Management Agency (FCEMA) confirmed the county’s first case of COVID-19 on Tuesday, March 24, 2020. The 22-year-old patient is currently self-quarantining at home with daily oversight from FCPH. Proper follow-up has been done with close contacts.
Fayette County joins 49 other counties in Ohio that were reported as confirmed COVID-19 cases with a state total of 564 as of 03/24/2020. We continue to urge people to stay home as much as possible. Updates will continue to be posted on our social media pages. For more information, visit www.coronavirus.ohio.gov.