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Russell Explains Contact Tracing Of Virus, Board Discusses Masks-Brevard NC


Last updated 6/1/2020 at 3:59pm

As of this morning, Transylvania County had 14 residents confirmed to have contracted COVID-19. In each case, Transylvania Public Health initiated “contact tracing,” which helps to understand how the person may have been infected and, hopefully, curtail the virus’ spread, according to Elaine Russell, the county’s Public Health’s director.

Last week during the Board of Commissioners regular meeting, Russell explained the contact tracing process, which can only be as good as the information provided by the individual.

“Sometimes it can take a couple of interviews to get where...

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