First Case of COVID-19 Reported in Lawrence County

(BEDFORD) – This evening, Lawrence County Health Officer Dr. Alan Smith reported the first presumptive positive case of novel COVID-19 in Lawrence County.

The patient is a 67-year-old male. He was admitted to St. Vincent Dunn Hospital on Saturday, March 21st through the emergency room. He was then approved for testing on Sunday, March 22nd. A test was completed and he was then transferred to St. Vincent Evansville Hospital and remains there at this time.

No additional information will be released at this time due to privacy laws.