Scott County Woman Being Treated for Virus in Tennessee

Officials say a local employee of St. Francis Healthcare that was in another state visiting her child has tested positive for the coronivirus. Officials say she hasn’t been in Cape Girardeau since March 6, 2020. Health officials say they don’t believe any other employees have been exposed because there are no signs of any symptoms from any other employees , but they are taking precautions with people the employee may have come into contact with. Company officials say the infected employee currently works in a single business office at the hospital. Officials also say the employee is currently being treated at a hospital in Tennessee; it is unknown whether she is form Cape Girardeau.

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