Two "presumptive positive" cases of coronavirus have been confirmed at Augusta University Health System, according to officials.
It appears that an employee and the spouse of an employee were tested and found to be "presumptive positive." A positive result is only confirmed through the CDC. They are currently awaiting confirmation from the CDC.T
AU Health CEO Katrina Keefer said the risk to patients and visitors remains low and says that preventive steps taken by the health system to further reduce exposure, such as activating the hospital’s Incident Command Center, strengthening visitation restrictions, and closing some hospital entrances and screening people upon entry are key.
There are no additional details about the two cases at this time but we will continue to brig you updates and details as they become available to us.