ANGOLA, Ind. (WFFT) — Health officials in Steuben County announced Friday there are now a dozen confirmed COVID-19 cases in the county.
The Steuben County Health Department also announced that four patients have recovered from COVID-19.
SIGN UP FOR BREAKING NEWS ALERTS
SCHD says a patient who is considered in recovery has been medically cleared by their provider or released from medical care.
To date, one Steuben County resident has died from COVID-19.
Officials say no additional information about the patients will be released due to patient privacy laws.
These patients are following the guidance from medical professionals and the State Department of Health in regards to quarantine and isolation requirements.
The Department says they "continue to work with community partners on providing guidance and acquiring protective equipment for healthcare workers at risk for the highest exposure."
The Steuben County Health Department is for the community to donate any extra PPE supplies in original, unopened packaging.
The collection of these supplies will be distributed to their community partners as needed.
The SCHD says they are accepting donations for the following items:
• Disposable Gowns
• N95/ KN-95 respirator face masks
• Disposable face masks or cloth face masks
• Disinfection wipes and liquids
• General-purpose hand cleaners (sanitizing gel)
If you have any questions about coronavirus or COVID-19, you can contact the health department during normal business hours at (260) 668-1000 Ex. 1500.
For coronavirus or COVID-19 information and screening, please call the Cameron COVID-19 Resource Screening line (24/7) at (260) 667-5555.
"Please stay home now, so we may gather later," the department said.