The Scotland County Health Department has confirmed the first positive case of the coronavirus in Scotland County. The person is in self-quarantine. Those in close contact with the patient have been contacted. Anyone who exhibits symptoms of the coronavirus are encouraged to contact the state of Missouri’s COVID-19 hotline at 877-435-8411. Residents in Scotland County can also contact the county’s health department at 660-465-7275 to discuss risk assessment and possible testing.