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DHEC investigating COVID-19 case in county

March 24, 2020

DHEC investigating COVID-19 case in county

Chesterfield County now has its first confirmed case of a resident who has COVID-19.

Officials say the person is at home in self-isolation.

DHEC has begun an “epidemiological investigation” to identify the person’s contacts and assess them for potential exposure and risk.

A DHEC spokesperson strongly advises everyone to:

Maintain social distancing

Wash your hands often and thoroughly

Avoid large groups

Know the symptoms of COVID-19

Get tested immediately if you think you may have the virus

More information will be posted as details become available.

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