ANGOLA, Ind. (WFFT) — A local hospital announced Tuesday that two of its staff members have tested positive for COVID-19.
According to a press release, two employees who tested positive at Cameron Memorial Community Hospital, one of the employees is from Steuben County and the other lives in DeKalb County.
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The hospital says both the Steuben and DeKalb County Health Departments are "working closely on these cases to identify and monitor any close contacts of the patients who might have been exposed to ensure that appropriate precautions are taken in accordance with the latest CDC guidelines."
As of Tuesday morning, both counties only had one positive case each.
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