Additional coronavirus case identified in Brunswick County

Additional coronavirus case identified in Brunswick County
COVID-19 is commonly known as coronavirus (Source: AP)

BRUNSWICK COUNTY, N.C. (WECT) - A eighth person has tested positive for coronavirus in Brunswick County, according to officials.

The eighth case was identified Monday afternoon.

No further information about the case will be released to protect the privacy of the individual.

According to authorities, the seventh case was travel-related and the person was not symptomatic when they returned to the area. They are isolating at home and are doing well. One other person is in the home with them at this time. They are also on self-quarantine. There are no children in the home. Authorities say the person did not travel while symptomatic, so they’ve already completed their investigation of any potential contacts with the individual.

Brunswick County now requires individuals to contact county departments via phone or email first and to schedule appointments for in-person visits if necessary

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