The Allegany County Health Department reports that a second Allegany County resident has tested positive for COVID-19. The individual is a female in her 20s who recently traveled out of state. She is self-isolating and has not required hospitalization.
Upon notification of a positive case, the Allegany County Health Department begins a contact investigation. During the contact investigation, the Health Department conducts interviews to determine where the patient has been and who she has been in contact with. The Health Department then notifies all individuals who came in contact with the patient while she was infectious. Individuals who came in contact with the patient must self-isolate or quarantine for 14 days.