Australian woman who spent time in Aspen tests positive for Coronavirus

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ASPEN, Colo. — Colorado health officials are aware of a confirmed Coronavirus case in Australia with ties to the Aspen community.

One woman in her 20’s who was visiting Aspen returned home to Australia earlier this week where she tested positive for the virus. The individual had contact with Aspen residents and visitors at social gatherings.

Some of the people who had contact with the woman have reported experiencing respiratory symptoms.

Health officials are reaching out to people who were known to have been in contact with the Australian patient during her Aspen visit.

If you are experiencing symptoms of Coronavirus and live in Aspen, or have traveled there recently, please call 970-456-2199 for instructions prior to visiting a health care facility.

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