Well being officers in Indiana are investigating whether or not anybody was uncovered to COVID-19 by Alabama residents
INDIANAPOLIS — Well being officers in Indiana stated Saturday they’re investigating whether or not anybody was uncovered to COVID-19 by Alabama residents following Friday night time’s demise of a Crimson Tide fan who was in Indianapolis for the NCAA Match final weekend.
Luke Ratliff, a 23-year-old Alabama pupil, died after a short sickness, his father, Bryan Ratliff, informed The Tuscaloosa Information. The newspaper, citing a number of sources it didn’t determine, reported Ratliff died of problems associated to COVID-19. The elder Ratliff couldn’t instantly be reached for remark Saturday by The Related Press.
“Primarily based on a latest information story, the Marion County Public Well being Division and the Indiana State Division of Well being are contacting the Alabama Division of Public Well being to find out if anybody in Indianapolis might have been uncovered to COVID-19 by any Alabama resident who visited Indianapolis in latest days,” the county stated in an announcement offered by the NCAA. “We’re conducting an investigation following the county and state’s customary contact tracing procedures.”