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More Positive COVID-19 Cases in Macon Connected to Church Revival

The Macon County Health Department announced the county’s 13th and 14th COVID-19 cases Monday morning. The cases are through community spread associated with previous positive cases. The individuals were in quarantine pending test results, but they are now in isolation. Macon’s six cases over the weekend related to a revival held at Open Arms Baptist Church in Macon from June 28th through July 1st. The revival brought in members of other churches both inside and outside of the county. The Macon County Health Department says the origin of the spread and how COVID-19 entered the event are unknown. Pastor Wills and members of the congregation are working with the Macon County Health Department on contact investigation to contain the spread. The positive cases from the revival range from asymptomatic to mild symptoms that include fever, cough, fatigue, congestion, chills, and aches. The Macon County Health Department asks anyone who attended the Open Arms Baptist Church revival in Macon to self-quarantine through July 15th.

 


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