Third Case of COVID-19 in Richland County
April 8, 2020
COVID-19 UPDATE: Richland County currently has three positive cases of COVID-19. The case information is as follows:
Case 3: A female in her 30’s who is not hospitalized. The case investigation is ongoing.
Case 2: A female in her 50’s who is not hospitalized. The case investigation is ongoing.
Case 1: A male in his 40’s who is not hospitalized. The case is believed to have been acquired through domestic travel, though the case investigation is ongoing.
In accordance with Federal law, the Department will not release any other identifying information about the cases to protect their personal privacy.
All of the preventative measures put in place over the past weeks take on a new importance now that we know COVID-19 is in our community. It is extremely important for all Richland County residents to follow recommendations from the Health Department and the Governor. Stay home except to obtain necessary supplies like medicine and groceries, and avoid contact with others outside of the home, especially if you are not feeling well. This includes non-essential travel outside of Richland County.