A COVID-19 case has been reported in Carroll County.

On Thursday night, The Jackson Sun said a Carroll County resident had tested positive for COVID-19.

According to The Sun, Carroll County Mayor Joseph Butler confirmed Thursday night that a patient has a mild case of the virus and is recovering in quarantine.

Butler did not know the age of the patient.

NewsChannel 5 in Nashville and WBBJ-TV in Jackson also reported the story.

Carroll County was not on the list of counties with COVID-19 patients released at 2 p.m. Thursday by state health officials.

The announcement makes the fourth case in West Tennessee outside Shelby County, according to The Sun, including two cases in Dyer County and one in Fayette County. State health officials said Thursday afternoon there were 154 cases.

Butler said does not plan to declare a local state of emergency because Gov. Bill Lee's March 12 state of emergency would supersede local declarations, The Sun said.

Meanwhile, Murray-Calloway County Hospital officials confirmed someone who had tested positive for the virus attended an event on Sunday in Murray.

In a social media post late Thursday afternoon, a hospital spokesman stated there were no confirmed cases in Calloway County, but confirmed some in Murray had potentially been exposed.

“We have received a lot of questions and are aware of a person who traveled from out of state and attended an event this past Sunday in Murray. This person has been diagnosed with COVID-19. All those who were potentially exposed have been contacted and instructed by the health department with what steps to take,” the post read.

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