FRANKLIN – Franklin County Public Health is confirming that there are two more cases of coronavirus in Franklin County, but outside the city of Columbus.
Officials said that the two people are 52 and 35 years old, and are working to identify people that they have been in contact with to isolate them.
“This first cases of COVID-19 in our health jurisdiction, though not a surprise are, however, a reminder for our residents to continue taking the necessary precautions to protect the health of themselves and their families,” said Health Commissioner Joe Mazzola. “This is an ever-evolving situation and we will continue to notify the public as things change.”
“Franklin County Public Health is working across its health jurisdiction with the Franklin County Board of Commissioners, 14 cities, 17 townships, 10 villages, 13 school districts, and dozens of healthcare, social services and other partners to prevent and contain the spread of the virus,”
Anyone who believes they have been exposed to an infected persons should contact a doctor or urgent care facility.