7 people in Willacy County test positive for COVID-19

2 years 3 months 1 week ago Tuesday, August 18 2020 Aug 18, 2020 August 18, 2020 9:59 AM August 18, 2020 in News - Local

Willacy County on Tuesday reported that seven people had tested positive for COVID-19.

Five women and two men tested positive for COVID-19, 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 the news release. "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, 781 people in Willacy County have tested positive for the virus.

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