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Lycoming County gets first virus case

There is one living case of coronavirus in Lycoming County as of Tuesday, Charles E. Kiessling Jr., ounty coroner said he has been told by officials.

“The individual is being treated at home,” he said. “With testing now underway, there are bound to be more people diagnosed with this virus.”

There have been no deaths in the county, Kiessling said.

“We need everyone’s help in combating this pandemic, “ Kiessling, an emergency room nurse for more than 20 years, said.

He urged everyone to stay home and not be out unless absolutely necessary. If a person has any symptoms whatsoever, they should first contact their primary physician and follow their directive, he said.

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