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Five new COVID-19 cases in DSHS Region 8, Lavaca County Emergency Management confirms

Officials confirm 4 active cases in Yoakum and Shiner

Lavaca County COVID-19 case numbers as of July 7, Image courtesy of Lavaca County.
Lavaca County COVID-19 case numbers as of July 7, Image courtesy of Lavaca County. (Copyright 2020 by KSAT - All rights reserved.)

There are five new cases of COVID-19 in Region 8 of the Department of State Health Services, Lavaca County Emergency Management confirmed Tuesday.

The emergency management office said there two new active cases in Yoakum, two new active cases and two new verified cases whose status is recovered in Shiner.

Officials say all patients are isolated at home and following DSHS guidelines.

DSHS Region 8 testing sites:

  • Thursday, July 9, 2020 - Cuero Municipal Park Pavilion. Tests will be limited to the first 500 persons. The park will remain closed for persons getting tested until 7:45 a.m., officials say no one will be allowed to line up prior to 7:45 a.m. when the gates are open.
  • Saturday, July 11, 2020 - Former Weimar Medical Center, 400 Youens Street in Weimar
  • Saturday, July 18, 2020 - Colorado County Fair Grounds, 1146 Crossroads Blvd. in Columbus

Pre-registration is required at https://txcovidtest.org/


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