Custer Health: COVID-19 case is in Oliver County, not Mercer County

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Custer Health today is clarifying a mixup in reporting a case of COVID-19.

On March 28, Custer Health said it had a report of a confirmed COVID-19 case in Mercer County.

That report turned out to be incorrect.

The COVID-19 case was actually in Oliver County, the first reported in that area.

The case involves a man in his 50s. A determination for how this person contracted the disease is still under investigation.

There are no confirmed cases yet of COVID-19 in Mercer County.

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