More Cases Of Coronavirus Confirmed In Nueces County


(Southside Light News) --  Officials with Nueces County Public Health District confirmed a total of six cases of the Coronavirus here in Nueces County.

Officials said that testing was completed on the 20 samples. Of those samples, 14 were negative and six tested positive for COVID-19. They did say that one of the patients is not a resident of Nueces County.

All positive cases were travel related (Costa Rica, Ireland, Houston, New Orleans, Spain) and not considered community spread.

County Judge Barbara Canales has said that she is considering a shelter in place order, which is expected to be given on Tuesday.

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