HARRISONBURG — The Virginia Department of Health has identified a presumptive positive case of coronavirus in Harrisonburg.
According to a press release from the city, the test was confirmed by VDH late Thursday afternoon.
According to a press release from the Central Shenandoah Health District, the patient is a Harrisonburg resident in his or her 60s and is doing well.
"The situation with COVID-19 outbreak is rapidly changing, so it is not surprising that we are identifying a case in our area," Dr. Laura Kornegay, director of the Central Shenandoah Health District, said in the release.
Sentara RMH Medical Center said on Twitter it was treating the patient.
"We are working closely with regional and national health experts in monitoring the situation, and have put all City protocols related to the prevention of the spread of communicable diseases into action," city spokesman Michael Parks said in a press release. "This includes reassessing some community events and activities. We are in daily contact with the Virginia Department of Health, which is providing guidance on this matter."
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