COVID-19: Ten new cases in JWC, total 271

Staff Writer
Alice Echo News Journal

Jim Wells County received confirmation for ten additional COVID-19 cases on July, 11, bringing the new total to 271.

Case # 262: Female in her 10’s

Case # 263: Female under 5 years of age

Case # 264: Male in his Teen’s

Case # 265: Male under 5 years of age

Case # 266: Male under 10 years of age

Case # 267: Female in her 40’s

Case # 268: Male in his 40’s

Case # 269: Female in her 40’s

Case # 270: Female in her 20’s

Case # 271: Female in her 20’s

Seven of the positive cases come from zip code 78332 and two are from 78372 and one from 78383.

The patients are currently isolated. DSHS is supporting Jim Wells County in identifying any close contacts of the patient so they can be isolated and monitored for symptoms.

County and city officials continue to urge everyone to follow CDC guidelines and continue to use face masks, social distance and stay at home if possible.