KERRVILLE, Texas — As of Wednesday, March 25th, 2020, at 5:16 PM, twelve people have been tested for Coronavirus COVID-19 at Peterson Regional Medical Center (PRMC) and Peterson Urgent Care, according to PRMC Director of Marketing, Lisa Winters.
All tests have come back negative for COVID-19, and these are only numbers for Peterson Health patients, said PRMC.
Lisa Winters said that other physicians outside of Peterson Health are testing for COVID-19, but PRMC has no way to know what those numbers are.
All CDC guidelines are being followed for screening people with symptoms, and those with the outlined symptoms that meet the criteria are tested with their results sent to the Texas Department of State Health Services for testing.
Anyone with symptoms can call the Peterson Regional Medical Center COVID-19 non-medical hotline at 830-896-4200.
There have been zero confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Kerrville or Kerr County at this time.
Kerr County Judge Rob Kelly said Tuesday that eight people in Kerr County who were suspected of possibly having COVID-19 are self-quarantining at this time, and are awaiting their test results.
The Kerrville Daily Times said Wednesday that at least three of their employees are self-quarantining after being exposed to a visitor from Houston who tested positive for COVID-19 earlier this week. The possible COVID-19 exposure occurred at Kerrville Daily Times between March 16-17.
Texas Breaking News will continue to work to bring you the latest updates regarding COVID-19 in Kerrville and Kerr County.