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Positive COVID-19 test confirmed in Bayfield County


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BAYFIELD, Wis. — The Bayfield County Health Department announced Thursday the first case of COVID-19, or the coronavirus, in the county has been confirmed.

The individual who tested positive developed symptoms shortly after traveling to a location where community spread of COVID-19 was happening, according to the health department.

The department has reviewed self-quarantine procedures with the individual since the test.

The department is in daily contact with the individual to monitor the symptoms and to give the support needed to be able to isol...