Coronavirus cluster identified at Westmoreland Justice Center

Coronavirus

Editor’s note: The original story attributed the number of cases in Pottawatomie County to the wrong agency.

WESTMORELAND, Kan. (KSNT) – The Pottawatomie County Health Department said Tuesday five people affiliated with the Justice Center in Westmoreland have tested positive for the coronavirus.

The health department said the building is closed effective immediately and more information will be shared with the public once it comes up with a plan for moving forward.

If you went to the Justice Center within the last 14 days, the health department recommends you monitor your health for any symptoms and if you feel sick, get tested.

As of Tuesday afternoon, the Reno County Health Department reported 325 positive cases in Pottawatomie County. That number includes 299 recoveries.

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