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Second Case Of Coronavirus Confirmed In Tri-County Health District

TriCounty Health District officials have confirmed a coronavirus case in the district has been reported for Duchesne County, making it the second case for the TriCounty Health District including Uintah, Duchesne and Daggett counties.

The patient is an adult female over the age of 18 and under the age of 60 and has not been hospitalized. Officials are still investigating the source of the infection.

TriCounty Health Medical Advisor Dr. Karl Breitenbach asked people to remain vigilant regarding their personal hygiene, physical distancing, and staying home at the first sign of symptoms. Health officials are also asking residents to minimize travel within our community to help lower the risk.

The first TriCounty case was reported on Friday, March 28.

 

At 14-years-old, Kerry began working as a reporter for KVEL “The Hot One” in Vernal, Utah. Her radio news interests led her to Logan where she became news director for KBLQ while attending Utah State University. She graduated USU with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and spent the next few years working for Utah Public Radio. Leaving UPR in 1993 she spent the next 14 years as the full time mother of four boys before returning in 2007. Kerry and her husband Boyd reside in Nibley.