[Updated 9/17/20, 1:30pm]- Linn County Emergency Management officials received information late this morning that the positive test result received for a shelter resident on Wednesday, September 16th, was in error. A second test performed on the individual, at a different facility, confirmed the negative result. Linn County Public Health officials are investigating the reason for the false positive result.
Original Story: Linn County Emergency Management officials disclosed Wednesday that one individual who was sheltering at the Linn County Expo Center tested positive for COVID-19. They say the person is completely asymptomatic and was being tested as a normal precaution before being relocated to another facility.