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Public Health has completed contact tracing for all 11 positive test cases. Those who have been identified as having "close contact" were contacted and given instructions.

According to a health department release, "close contact" is someone who has lived in the same household as the infected person, cared for the infected person, been within six feet of infected person for about 10 minutes or had direct contact with secretions from infected person, such as being coughed on, kissed or shared utensil.

State Department of Health has stated if, you have not been in close contact with an, infect...

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