UHA Has Announced Fifth Positive Covid-19 Case

Apr 3, 2020 /


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

“This case, as all the others, can be traced to out of state travel or contact with a known positive case within the state or county. This person has been home caring for one of our earlier cases,” said Dr. Jared Reading with Uvalde Health Authority.

The individual had been in isolation for 7 days, was evaluated for developing symptoms and tested, and returned home for continued isolation.

All positive cases and their close contacts are in home isolation and monitored at least daily. Uvalde emergency preparedness response teams have been notified of all known cases and will continue to respond to community needs.

Representatives from the Uvalde Health Authority will host a press conference at 1:30PM on the east side of the Uvalde County Courthouse.

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