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Dighton sees first confirmed case of COVID-19

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DIGHTON — Town Administrator Mallory Aronstein, the Board of Selectmen and the Board of Health confirm that the Town of Dighton has been notified by Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) officials of the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in town.

The town has been notified by the DPH that a Dighton resident has tested positive for COVID-19. The individual is currently in isolation per DPH orders.

Close contacts (defined as someone who has spent more than 15 minutes within six feet of a positive case) have been identified, contacted by health officials, and are adhering to DPH guidelines for self-quarantine.

Dighton Board of Health officials are closely monitoring the individual and their identified close contacts.

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