MARINETTE — Public Health announced today that Marinette County has its first confirmed case of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. This resident had contact with a confirmed case in another county.

Marinette County Public Health is working to identify who this resident may have come into close contact with as it begins to take appropriate steps and monitor the situation closely.

“It is important that Marinette County residents do not panic, but continue to follow recommendations to protect themselves, others, and slow the spread of COVID-19.” said Molly Bonjean, Marinette County public health officer.