Two new COVID-19 cases in JWC

Robin Bradshaw

Jim Wells County officials received information Sunday about two new cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19).

One female and one male, both between the ages of 10-19, are the newest cases. The two individuals contracted the virus from contact with a person that tested positive.

This brings the county’s total to 15 confirmed positive cases.

JWC currently has six active cases and nine recoveries.

County officials ask residents to please use precautions to avoid the spread of the virus and follow the Center of Disease Control guidelines to maintain low numbers in the area.