Woodson county man tests positive for COVID-19 at Topeka hospital

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TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – Stormont Vail Hospital confirmed its first case of COVID-19 on Tuesday.

As of early Tuesday afternoon, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment only confirmed 98 positive cases in the state and had not counted the case in Shawnee County.

CEO of Stormont Vail Health Dr. Robert Kenagy said the patient is a man in his 50s from Woodson County and was transported to Stormont Vail. Dr. Kenagy said the hospital received the test within 48 hours of submitting it.

The Shawnee County Health Department held a press conference Tuesday evening. You can watch that in the video player below.

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