Rensselaer County resident tests positive, first confirmed case of coronavirus in the county

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TROY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Rensselaer County Executive Steve McLaughlin announced Tuesday that the Department of Health received a notification of the first coronavirus case in Rensselaer County. They say A 35-year-old Troy resident has tested positive.

The individual began to feel symptoms on Saturday, March 14 and immediately self-quarantined.

County Health Officials remain in daily contact with the individual and his family and all will remain in a mandatory quarantine for a minimum of 14-days.

The Health Department was also made aware of a student at LaSalle Institute in Troy who is a confirmed case within a neighboring county. County Health Officials are in contact with the school administration and the student’s family. An investigation is ongoing.

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