JWC COVID-19 cases rise by 15, total now at 560

Staff Writer
Alice Echo News Journal

Twelve adults and three children from Jim Wells County on Tuesday were reported to have coronavirus (COVID-19) cases beginning the total of reported cases to 560.

The newest case are:

* case # 546: female in her 40’s

* case #547: female in her 70’s

* case #548: male in his 40’s

* case #549: female in her 50’s

* case #550: female in her 20’s

* case #551: male in his 70’s

* case #552: male in his 50’s

* case #553: male in his 20’s

* case #554: male in his 20’s

* case #555: female in her 20’s

* case #556: female under 10

* case #557: female in her 60’s

* case #558: female under 10

* case #559: male in his 40’s

* case #560: female in her 40’s

According to the Texas Department of State Health Services and Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi, there are 288 active cases, 269 cases removed from isolation and three deaths.

City and county officials continue to urge everyone to follow CDC guidelines such as wearing a facemask and social distancing.