Linn County Health Department announces second case of COVID-19

Coronavirus Update

The Linn County Health Department announced on Saturday a second positive case of coronavirus in Linn County. The specimen was tested by a private laboratory.

The health department reports the individual was recovering in the care of Northeast Regional Hospital and no other information about the patient has been provided.

Efforts were being made to identify and contact people who may have come in contact with the individual while infectious and monitor them