Bandera County Emergency Management has reported their fifth case of Coronavirus (COVID-19). The following is a press release from the Texas Department of State Health Services.
Bandera County is reporting the fifth case of COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, in a county resident.
The individual is currently experiencing mild symptoms and is isolating at home.
It has been determined that this case is associated with the person having close contact with another COVID-19 positive patient.
Given the increases in community spread throughout the United States, all individuals are at some risk of exposure to COVID-19.
Everyone should monitor themselves for symptoms of COVID-19, practice social distancing, and stay home if they become sick, except to seek necessary medical care.
The Texas Department of State Health Services is supporting Bandera County in identifying any close contacts of the patient, so they can be isolated, monitored for symptoms, and quickly tested, if needed.
You can view the rest of the press release below.