The Bates County Health Center has confirmed another positive case of COVID-19 in Bates County.
The individual, a female in her 40’s, resides in Archie but on the Bates County side. This new case brings the total number of confirmed positive cases in Bate County to seven.
Although the individual is asymptomatic, as with all positive cases Bates County Health Center has identified and contacted any individual that may have come in contact with her which may have put them at risk and will monitor them for any signs and symptoms of illness.
Individuals should continue to practice social distancing, clean/disinfect any high touched surfaces, wash their hands with soap and water routinely, use hand sanitizer if soap and water is not available and avoid touching your face (especially eyes, nose & mouth). It is up to each and everyone of us to stop the spread of this disease!