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Spencer County confirms first case of coronavirus

The male has been following procedures for self-isolation to help prevent the spread of the virus and is currently receiving care.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – Officials in Spencer County have confirmed their first case of COVID-19.

The North Central District Health Department says the case was found in a middle-aged male, officials said in a news release Saturday.

The male has been following procedures for self-isolation to help prevent the spread of the virus and is currently receiving care.

Health officials say they are working to identify and contact individuals who the person may have come in contact with.

They say the risk to the general public is low at this time.

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