4 coronavirus cases reported in Guadalupe County
SEGUIN, Texas – Updated on Monday, March 23 at 7:20 p.m.:
Guadalupe County reported two additional COVID-19 cases on Monday, bringing the total number of cases to four, according to a news release from the county.
The two residents, who live in an unincorporated area of the county, are self-quarantined in their home, according to the news release.
Updated on Sunday, March 22 at 10:20 p.m.:
Guadalupe County is reporting its second COVID-19 case on Sunday.
The individual is “experiencing mild symptoms and isolating at home,” according to the news release.
Officials said there’s a risk of exposure for people who went to the H-E-B located at 17460 I-35 North in Schertz between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Monday, March 16th, according to the news release.
Officials believe the risk of contracting the virus is low, but people who visited the store at that time are urged to monitor themselves for symptoms, including fever, cough or sore throat or shortness of breath.
The first coronavirus case in Guadalupe County was confirmed Friday, the Seguin Gazette reported.
The case was a result of travel, not community spread, County Judge Kyle Kutscher said.
In response to the confirmation of the case, Kutscher declared a state of disaster in the county, the report said.
Not much is known yet about the patient, but Kutscher said it was important for residents to know about the case and to take the precautionary measures to stop the spread.
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