First Confirmed Case in McCreary County

Officials with the Lake Cumberland District Health Department confirmed today (Tuesday) that McCreary County now has its first confirmed case of Covid-19 Coronavirus. A 20 year old female from the Pine Knot area reportedly tested positive and is said to be in self quarantine at this time. Health officials are also working to identity any people that she may have had contact with so they can be notified and tested if needed. This comes as additional cases, either confirmed or presumptive, are also being reported in Pulaski County. There are also confirmed cases in Scott County, Tennessee.