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Boyd County confirms two new COVID-19 cases

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BOYD COUNTY, KY (WOWK) – The Boyd County Emergency Operations Center is reporting two new2) new positive COVID-19 cases in the county, bringing the Boyd County’s total to 22 positive cases as of Wednesday, April 8, 2020.

The Ashland-Boyd County Health Department says the two patients are a 55-year-old female and a 32-year-old female. Both patients are in home isolation.

The emergency operations center says a total of 490 tests have been performed in Boyd County. The Ashland-Boyd County Health Department says it is continuing to work on case contacts and monitoring contacts for symptoms.

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