St. Joseph County Health officials report additional positive coronavirus tests

A laboratory technician prepares COVID-19 patient samples for semi-automatic testing at Northwell Health Labs, Wednesday, March 11, 2020, in Lake Success, N.Y. The US Food and Drug Administration has approved faster testing protocols as the viral outbreak continues to spread worldwide. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms. For some it can cause more severe illness. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

St. Joseph County, Indiana health officials report two more patients with positive test results for coronavirus.

The South Bend Tribune reports that the results were announced on Wednesday. Both patients are recovering while they observe self-isolation, as they were instructed to do by the St. Joseph County Health Department.

Officials say about 600 tests were sent to labs and only 90 results had been returned as of Tuesday.



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