Second COVID-19 case confirmed in Barton County

Coronavirus in Kansas

BARTON COUNTY, Kan. (KSNW) – A second case of COVID-19 has been reported in Barton County.

The Barton County Health Department announced a man in his 60s from Claflin was diagnosed with the virus Tuesday afternoon.

The health department says the patient has a history of traveling.

The patient is being asked to identify anyone he has had contact with while having symptoms. Those contacts will be notified.

The Barton County Health Department describes a contact as anyone who has had exposure with the affected person for more than 10 minutes within a six-foot perimeter.

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