UPDATE: Young Co. clarifies COVID-19 numbers as patient tests positive through antibody

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GRAHAM (KFDX/KJTL) — UPDATE: A Young County health official is clarifying positive COVID-19 numbers after officials confirmed positive antibody test Monday.

In a Facebook post from health authority Dr. Pat Martin, a person tested positive with COVID-19 antibodies Monday. The results for the nasal swab test has not been returned, so Martin stated it will not be considered a new case for the county unless the swab indicates a positive.

Original story: A confirmed case of COVID-19 has been reported in Young County, according to Young County’s Local Health Authority Dr. Pat Martin.

This is the second confirmed case of COVID-19 in two days in Young County, after Martin confirmed Sunday evening a fifth resident of Graham tested positive for COVID-19.

According to Martin, aggressive contact tracing is being undertaken in this case.

See the full Facebook post below:

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