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OKANOGAN - Okanogan County has its first case of COVID-19.

Okanogan County Public Health announced around 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 24, that one case has been confirmed.

The individual "is self-isolated and poses no threat to the community," said the alert.

As of 5 p.m. March 24, 125 samples had been sent for testing from the county, with 78 negative results and 46 test results pending.

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