11 people test positive for COVID-19 in Willacy County

2 years 7 months 2 weeks ago Tuesday, August 11 2020 Aug 11, 2020 August 11, 2020 11:26 AM August 11, 2020 in News - Local

Willacy County on Tuesday reported that 11 people had tested positive for the coronavirus.

Two children, three teenagers and six adults tested positive for the virus, according to a news release from Willacy County.

"The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) will conduct case investigations on this, and all positive COVID-19 cases that arise and ensure that proper isolation and 14-day quarantine is strictly adhered to," according to a news release from Willacy County. "In addition, DSHS will be sure family members stay isolated and quarantined as well and will be sure the family has supplies needed to be able to stay at home and follow protocol."

Since the pandemic started, 710 people in Willacy County have tested positive for the virus.

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