The ultrastructural morphology exhibited by the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), which was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China, is seen in an illustration released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. January 29, 2020. Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAM/CDC/Handout via REUTERS. THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. MANDATORY CREDIT - RC2WPE9DIU7K

There are seven confirmed COVID-19 cases in the county during an update from Brown County Public Health Tuesday. The seven COVID-19 cases in Brown County as of Yesterday ( Tuesday April 7), two more than was reported late Monday morning. Brown County Health officials said that of the two new cases, one individual is in their 60s and hospitalized. The other individual is in their 50s, was in contact with a known laboratory confirmed COVID-19 case, and is recovering at home. The report also said that the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommend people wear cloth face masks when in public where social distancing may be difficult, such as visits to grocery stores and pharmacies. The report urged people to wash their hands after touching something other than their personal belongings and to be aware that the coronavirus is most contagious when people cough, sneeze or talk and when people are most symptomatic with a fever, shortness of breath and a very weak feeling. People were urged to remain home if they get coronavirus symptoms, call their healthcare provider and visit virtually. The public was encouraged to spend time outside but do so according to CDC and Minnesota Department of Health guidelines.


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