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Multi-agency initiative working to get rural areas in Texas access to coronavirus tests

3 months 6 days 7 hours ago Wednesday, May 06 2020 May 6, 2020 May 06, 2020 9:53 PM May 06, 2020 in News - Coronavirus Pandemic

In areas all across Texas, where there may otherwise be gaps. Low coronavirus rates in counties bordering the Rio Grande Valley – Zapata, Jim Hogg, Brooks and Kenedy counties – are altogether registering 11 cases.

However, fighting COVID-19 in rural areas comes with its own set of challenges. The virus can still spread and testing is necessary.

A collaboration by the Texas National Guard, Department of State Health Services and Texas Game Wardens have a system in place.

The agencies are getting samples from Point A to Point B, to make sure the whole state has some access to tests.

Watch the video above for the full report.

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