Burnett County Public Health announced that a softball tournament in Siren had three attendees that tested positive for COVID-19.
“The Burnett County COVID-19 Response Team is aware of three attendees of this event who have tested positive for COVID-19,” a press release stated.
The response team was in contact with event organizers. Organizers were asked to alert and notify all attendees of the weekend tournament.
Part of that has been sharing the message on social media.
“We appreciate the quick response and cooperation we have received from the event hosts,” the COVID-19 response team statement said.
Burnett County still has one confirmed case of COVID-19 among residents. These three individuals were spectators of the tournament and they are not Burnett County residents.
Public Health later clarified that officials learned about the positive cases through contact tracing.