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Third case of Coronavirus confirmed in Kendall County

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BOERNE, Texas — The City of Boerne confirmed Wednesday morning that there has been a third case of Coronavirus COVID-19 in Kendall County.

According to the City of Boerne, local leaders were informed Wednesday morning of the new case of the virus.


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Additional information about the most recent case is not available at this time, but the City of Boerne says that the first two cases were travel related.

More information will be provided as it is available.


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Boerne City Hall votes to extend Mayor Handren’s Emergency Health Declaration for 30 days

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BOERNE, Texas — By unanimous vote, Boerne City Council has voted to extend Mayor Handren’s emergency health declaration for 30 days, according to the City of Boerne.

This was during the first City Council meeting in the new chambers. There was just essential staff and the building was physically closed to the public, with some council members joining remotely.


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The Council also requested any and all ways the city can help our residents in the come weeks and months who might face economic hardship.

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“We know these are tough times, one that few could’ve predicted at the beginning of the new year. If we stick together, neighbor helping neighbor, we will come out of this a stronger community,” said a Facebook post from the City of Boerne.


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“We can’t wait to re-open all our city facilities to you, our residents; and we can’t wait for you to see your home for city government, in action, working daily for the people of Boerne.”

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While COVID-19 was the main topic, Boerne City Council also talked about other issues the city is facing during the meeting other than the COVID-19 epidemic, like sidewalk repairs/expansions, etc.


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Boerne Mayor confirms six cases of COVID-19 in Kendall County

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KENDALL COUNTY, Texas — In a video released by the City of Boerne Friday, Boerne Mayor Tim Handren confirmed that there are now six cases of Coronavirus COVID-19 in Kendall County.

While the mayor said he didn’t know any of the details, he said that it is in Kendall County and that they are testing more.


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Tim Handren seemed optimistic and said that he believes it’s time to start planning for recovery, even though he thinks that the virus is still on a growing curve in Kendall County.

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Mayor Handren said that even though the Declaration of Disaster was extended by thirty days, that it wasn’t about dying. It was about keeping the hospital system from being overwhelmed.


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He said that he will start loosening guidelines in the city as soon as it is safe to do so.

“We have to stay connected as a group, keep supporting our local folks as best we can,” said Mayor Handren. “We’ve gotta be Boerne Strong. That’s all we can do right now.”

You can find more information on COVID-19 locally on the Boerne City website.


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