COVID-19: Two new cases in JWC, total 402

Staff Writer
Alice Echo News Journal

Jim Wells County received confirmation of two additional COVID-19 cases bringing the new total to 402, on Sunday July, 19.

Case # 401: Female in her teen's

Case # 402: Female in her 10's

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.

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.

21 cases were removed from Isolation today.