Posted by on Jun 8, 2020 in Uncategorized |

PRESS RELEASE: Coronavirus COVID-19

June 8, 2020

Somervell County, Texas has 3 confirmed positive active cases of COVID-19.  Two patients are isolated at home and one patient was transferred to another facility. Tracer activity is ongoing, all appear to be contracted through family contact. There is no evidence of community spread at this time.

The positive test results have been reported to Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) Region 2/3 office in accordance with CDC and DSHS guidelines.

Please continue to wear a mask or face covering when in indoors in public, especially at large gatherings following CDC guidelines. Please continue to wash your hands, avoid touching your face and eyes.

Please be mindful that we are all neighbors, respect the privacy of others and follow the HIPAA guidelines.  It is Glen Rose Medical Center’s policy not to release any demographic or patient information due to HIPAA law.

Somervell County COVID-19 tests as of today Monday June 8, 2020.

Total PCR Tests Administered:                 285

Tests Pending:                                                   3

Tests Positive                                                     4                                                                (3 Somervell County 1 Hood County)

Antibody Test Administered                       778

Antibody IgG Positive                                       6

Want to know more?

Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) website and Texas 2-1-1 remain the best sources of information for Somervell residents regarding COVID-19 testing and self-protection measures. DSHS updates their county-by-county tracking map daily at https://dshs.texas.gov/coronavirus/.