First confirmed case of COVID-19 in Wayne County

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WAYNE COUNTY, Ohio (WJW) — The Wayne County Health Department on Tuesday announced its first confirmed case of COVID-19.

According to a press release, the person is in their mid- 40s and is not in the hospital.

The health department noted most people with COVID-19 will experience mild or moderate symptoms. “Testing is not necessary and self-care is recommended,” the Wayne County Health Department wrote.

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The Ohio Department of Health released its latest coronavirus totals Tuesday afternoon: 564 confirmed cases, 8 deaths and 145 people in the hospital.

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