Corpus Christi, Texas (Southside Light News)— Texas Parks and Wildlife confirmed on Sunday that an employee who had been tested for COVID-19 earlier this week has tested negative for the virus.
In a statement on Sunday, officials said that the park would temporarily remain closed while staff members go through the cleaning process as a preventative measure.
Officials plan to reopen the park to overnight and day use on or about April 1.
Last week, TPWD had said that an employee working at a fee station was being tested for COVID-19 and that officials would be closing the park awaiting the results.
To date, no confirmed cases have been reported at any Texas State Park locations.