This page contains all of The Daily News and News Monitor's coverage of the novel coronavirus outbreak, and the illness it causes, called COVID-19.

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Are you a southern red river valley resident who’s been affected by the illness? Send us an email: editor@wahpetondailynews.com.

Will you vote in Wahpeton’s special election next Tuesday, Oct 26?

This month, Wahpeton voters will decide on proposed Ordinance No. 1030. The ordinance would increase the local sales and use tax by .75 percent for the purpose of funding the center’s construction, maintenance and operation. The project’s most recent budgeted cost is $20 million.

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Information provided by the Center of Disease Control and Prevention


Symptoms of Coronavirus are similar to flu or colds and may include:

Runny nose, Headache, Cough, Sore throat, Fever and, A general feeling of being unwell

Information provided by the CDC

The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus. However, as a reminder, CDC always recommends everyday preventive actions to help prevent the spread of respiratory diseases, including:

• Allow at least six feet of space between people

• Wear a cloth face covering when you can't maintain physical distance

• Wash your hands often with soap and water.

• Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.

• Stay home when you are sick.

• Avoid close contact with people who are sick.

• Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue or your elbow.

• Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.

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