Adams County Sheriff tests positive for coronavirus

Adams County Sheriff tests positive for coronavirus
Adams County Sheriff Travis Patten (Source: Adam's County Sheriff's Office)

ADAMS COUNTY, Miss. (WLBT) - Adams County Sheriff Travis Patten says he has tested positive for COVID-19.

Patten said a couple of weeks ago his body started aching, but he thought it was allergies. That’s when he developed a bad cough.

Patten was then tested for coronavirus and received the positive test results on Sunday.

He has been in self-quarantine since being tested.

There are seven confirmed cases of coronavirus in Adams County as of March 29th according to the Mississippi State Department of Health’s website.

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