MITCHELL COUNTY, Iowa - Health officials in Mitchell County said Tuesday that the county has its first two cases of coronavirus.
The individuals are both middle-aged adults (41-60) who are self-isolating at home.
“While this is Mitchell County’s first two cases, it may not be the last, and that’s why we encourage all residents to continue to make prevention a priority,” said Mitchell County Public Health Director, Laura Huisman.
Health officials said the following steps are key to limiting the spread of the virus:
• Washing hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds each time.
• Covering coughs and sneezes with a tissue or elbow/upper arm.
• Staying home when ill.
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