COVID-19: One new case reported in JWC, total 400

Staff Writer
Alice Echo News Journal

Jim Wells County received confirmation of one additional COVID-19 case, bringing our new total to 400 on Saturday, July,18.

Case # 400: Female in her 40's

The patient is currently isolated. The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) is supporting Jim Wells County in identifying any close contacts of the patient so they can be isolated and monitored for symptoms.

Per DSHS, we are not allowed to release any further zip code information on positive cases within the county to protect the personal information of the Covid-19 patients. DSHS has a public line open to address public questions at 956-421-5505.

Four cases were removed from Isolation today.