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Burnett County Confirms First COVID-19 Case

From Burnett County Public Health:

"Burnett County Public Health received notification of our first confirmed case of COVID-19 late in the day on May 13, 2020. The initial notification was provided to the Minnesota Department of Health on May 9, 2020, as this individual sought medical services in Minnesota. Burnett County was not informed of the positive test until late in the day on May 13, 2020.

The individual is reported to have passed away on May 12, 2020, due to a secondary bacterial infection. Please help us in expressing our deepest sympathy to the family. Our thoughts are with them.

Burnett County Public Health and the Burnett County COVID-19 Response Team have been preparing for a positive case of COVID-19 and are taking the necessary steps to limit further spread."

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