Seventh Positive Case of Coronavirus Confirmed

May 28, 2020 /

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Uvalde Health Authority (UHA) has confirmed the seventh positive case of coronavirus, or COVID-19, in Uvalde County.

“This patient is a Uvalde County woman in her 20’s. She came to the hospital emergency room on Tuesday and we received her results today,” said Dr. Jared Reading with Uvalde Health Authority.

The individual and household members have been in quarantine since testing was done earlier this week. The patient is recovering at home and the family is being monitored at home for symptoms. They will remain in quarantine until meeting Centers for Disease Control (CDC) criteria for release. 

The case is currently under investigation by TDSHS and Uvalde Health Authority. It is unknown at this time whether the case is travel related or community spread.


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