Deaconess Hospital confirms first COVID-19 case


EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT)- Deaconess Hospital has confirmed its first COVID-19 result. They say the patient was sent for curbside testing at a Deaconess facility in Evansville from an outpatient facility in Henderson.

The Indiana State Department of Health says the patient comes from Henderson County, Kentucky.

The hospital says the patient has been notified and is doing well in home quarantine. Both the Kentucky and Indiana state health departments have been notified. The hospital says it has also processed several negative COVID-19 tests.

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(This story was originally published on March 19, 2020)

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