KEYSER - Mineral County has received notification of the 13th and 14th confirmed cases if COVID-19.

KEYSER - Mineral County has received notification of the 13th and 14th confirmed cases if COVID-19.
The 14th case involves a person employed in Allegany County, and a joint investigation with the Allegany County Health Department is ongoing.
Both health departments are working to identify potential persons who may have come in close contact with the individual, including family members, friends, and health care professionals.
“We would urge our community to continue to follow guidance put forth by the CDC and health department,” said A.Jay Root, Mineral County Health Department administrator. “The best practices to help slow the spread of the virus include following social distancing, washing hands for at least 20 seconds, and covering your cough with your elbow or a tissue.
If symptoms like a dry cough, fever, and/or shortness of breath development, you are advised to contact your healthcare provider for instructions.
For further information about the coronavirus or COVID-19, visit the health department’s website at www.mineralcountyhealthdepartment.com.