Pikeville Medical Center employee tests positive for COVID-19


PIKEVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) – Pike County’s first positive coronavirus case is an employee at Pikeville Medical Center, according to PMC.

Officials say the patient is a 28-year old man who was tested due to possible COVID-19 exposure from an employee from another healthcare facility.  The test came back positive.  The other healthcare facility was not identified publicly.

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PMC officials say the man is quarantined at home and is reported to be doing well.  The medical center did confirm the infected employee is not a doctor, but would not disclose his job at the medical center or whether he would have come in contact with any patients.