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9 cases of coronavirus reported in DeWitt County

DEWITT COUNTY, Texas – Updated April 10:
A new COVID-19 case has been reported in DeWitt County, totaling the number of cases to nine, officials said.
The victim is a Cuero resident, and they are isolating at home, officials said.
Four COVID-19 patients in the county are now recovering at home. Five patients have recovered, officials said.

Updated April 9:
A new COVID-19 case has been reported in DeWitt County, totaling the number of cases to eight.
The victim is a Cuero resident, who is hospitalized at Cuero Regional HospitalIt’s not known how the person contracted the virus.
Currently, two patients are under investigation at Cuero Regional Hospital. Six other people are at home and awaiting test results. Others with confirmed cases are quarantined at home. One of the victims of the virus has recovered.
Updated April 4:
An additional COVID-19 case has been reported in DeWitt County, totaling the number of cases to seven.
DeWitt County officials reported the case on Saturday and say it is linked to community spread.
Officials say two Yoakum businesses were visited by the patient when they were symptomatic. They visited the Do-It Center at 408 West Grand and Morrow’s Hardware Store at 409 Lott Street on March 31.
However, exposure to the public is low and no one is required to isolate, officials say.
Two people are hospitalized from COVID-19 in DeWitt County, and one person has been recovered.
No deaths have been reported as of yet in the county.
If you believe you have been exposed or have symptoms such as a fever, cough, sore throat and shortness of breath, you’re urged to monitor yourself for 14 days.
Original:
DeWitt County officials on Thursday reported two new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number to six cases in the county.
According to a news release, one of the cases is a resident from Yorktown and is believed to have acquired COVID-19 through community spread.
The second case is a resident from Cuero and county officials say they acquired the virus from a household member.
One of the six patients has recovered from COVID-19 and no deaths have been reported, according to county officials.
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