First COVID-19 death reported in Jewell County
August 13, 2020
The Jewell County Health Department has been notified of the first death related to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) of a Jewell County resident . The individual was a female over the age of 80 and was hospitalized at the time of her death.
The health department also received confirmation of a 13th case of COVID-19 in Jewell County. The case involves a male with a known exposure to a laboratory confirmed positive COVID-19 case. He has been in home isolation awaiting test results and is in stable condition at this time.
Jewell County Health Department is working to identify any close con...