Del Shelstad

Campbell County Commissioner Del Shelstad was upset Tuesday when Dr. Kirtikumar Patel, the county's public health officer, compared people who have tested positive for COVID-19 and still break quarantine to "terrorists."

The Campbell County Public Health officer compared people who have tested positive for COVID-19 yet break quarantine to “homegrown terrorists," a correlation that angered at least one county commissioner.

During a public comment period at the commission's Tuesday meeting, Dr. Kirtikumar Patel expressed frustration over the recent surge in cases.

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