SULLIVAN, Ind. — The first Sullivan County resident to die as a result of the novel coronavirus was reported Tuesday by the Sullivan County Health Department.
According to the health department, no information about the patient will be released due to privacy laws.
The health department encouraged individuals concerned about their symptoms to contact their primary care physician for guidance. Those with severe shortness of breath, hard breathing or confusion should go to the nearest emergency department. Patients should call ahead before going to a doctor’s office, urgent care or emergency room.
For more information, visit the state COVID-19 dashboard.