Two COVID-19 cases in King George; Sixteen in the region
The Rappahannock Area Health District has confirmed that a King George resident has tested positive for COVID-19. The individual is at home and is under quarantine. In addition, the Health Department has completed its notification of every individual who has been identified as a close contact to the patient. These persons also have been advised to self-isolate and will be in regular communication with the Virginia Department of Health.
King George County has also been informed of a second confirmed case in our community. No more information is known.
In response to these cases, King George County is progressing in its Continuity of Operation Plan. This includes ramping up the Emergency Operations Center from limited to scaled operations. In addition, we the county says they are aggressively pressing the Virginia Department of Health to provide the County faster and more robust information to monitor and mitigate community spread in King George.
The region now has sixteen confirmed cases of COVID-19. 11 in Stafford, Two each in King George and Spotsylvania, one in the city.