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COVID-19 POSITIVE PERSON ATTENDED LOCAL EVENT WITH 200

(Richmond, IN)--There are now two more positive cases of Covid-19 for Wayne County residents, bringing the total number of positive cases to four.  The Wayne County Health Department also disclosed Wednesday that one non-Wayne County resident who has now tested positive attended an event in Richmond on March 14 with more than 200 people.  The Health Department did not disclose the event.  That was the night of both the local Dancing with the Stars event and a Mardi Gras at the 4th Floor Blues Club.  Health Department spokesperson Christine Stinson indicated that it’s difficult to say if that person was shedding the virus at that time.  Local health officials also indicated Wednesday that there are more than four cases in Wayne County and that many of those cases are not being tested, but are instead being sent home to self-isolate.

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