In a shocking report by entities across South Texas, they advised their communities to wear masks, social distance or if possible stay home at all costs.
COVID-19 is not entering a second wave it is barely peaking out of our early plateau from the first wave.
As of June 23, 2020, Eagle Pass saw its largest amount of persons testing positive in one day at 32 new cases, totaling 282 cases. Del Rio went over the 100 mark with 16 new cases to total 103 cases. Dimmit reported 2 new cases and now stands at 3 total cases. Uvalde is currently at 41 total cases. Kinney County reported 2 new cases and now stands at 2 cases. Zavala County added 4 new cases and now stands at 18 total cases.
A local public official took to social media to advise residents to, “be careful and be cautious.” This official also stated that the local health authority in the area had been advised that, “few, if no more COVID patients would be transported to San Antonio due to there being too many patients there. It is a time to take precautions and if necessary stay home,” he concluded his statement.