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65 total, 32 active cases of COVID-19 reported in DeWitt County

DeWitt County health officials are reporting nine new cases of coronavirus, as of Monday, June 29. Four are in Yorktown, three in Cuero, and two in Yoakum. All are attributed to community spread. The county will no longer release demographic information that might lead to the identification of a person infected with the coronavirus. Cases 43-50 were reported before this decision was made.

A total of 65 cases have been diagnosed in DeWitt County since Governor Greg Abbott declared a state of emergency on March 13. Twenty-eight individuals, including these diagnosed cases, are isolating at home. Four are considered inpatients of medical facilities in Victoria. Thirty-two have recovered. One death in the county is attributed to COVID-19 infection of an individual with comorbidity.

Case number 43 is a 35-year-old female resident of Cuero who is recovering at home. She recently had close contact with a family member living in Victoria who has also tested positive.

Case number 44 is a 47-year-old male with a rural address in the Yoakum zip code. His infection is attributable to household exposure related to out-of-town travel of a family member.

Case number 45 is a 56-year-old female with a rural address in the Cuero zip code. Her infection is attributable to community spread and work-related travel out of the county.

Case number 46 is a 70-year-old male with a rural address in the Yoakum zip code. His exposure is household related.

Case number 47 is a 38-year-old male with a rural address in the Cuero zip code. His infection is attributable to out-of-county community spread and probably work-related.

Case number 48 is a 14-month-old male child living with parents in the city of Cuero. His infection is attributable to household exposure related to out-of-town travel.

Case number 49 is a 23-year-old female living in the city of Yorktown. Her infection is attributable to community spread while visiting Victoria.

Case number 50 is a 47-year-old female living in the city of Cuero. Her exposure is attributable to community spread and could be work-related.

There may be a testing location next week in Yoakum, but it has not been confirmed, yet. There may also be a mobile testing site in Cuero soon.

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