'Tertiary Contact' with SC Coronavirus Patient Quarantines FF

March 16, 2020
A Myrtle Beach firefighter self-quarantined after coming in contact with a family member who had been exposed to someone infected with the coronavirus.

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A Myrtle Beach firefighter is in self-quarantine after having “tertiary contact” with the Grand Strand Medical Center patient who tested positive for coronavirus.

The firefighter did not come in direct contact with the patient, but one of his immediate family members has limited contact with the person, the City of Myrtle Beach stated in a news release.



None of the city’s employees nor equipment have had any direct contact with the patient.


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