The Paris-Lamar County Health District on Wednesday reported a new coronavirus-related death in a 75-year old female, as well as, 79 new cases.
Specifics on new cases weren’t released due to the department “no longer having the capability, staff, or resources to maintain current monitoring and reporting activities.”
In a press release on Wednesday, Executive Director Gina Prestridge said the department will be working with the Texas Department of State Health Services to provide new former of county COVID updates.
“If you have tested positive, you and all your household members must stay home a minimum of 10 days from the test date and make sure you are 24 hours fully symptom-free before leaving your home. If you are exposed to a confirmed positive, it is imperative that you quarantine for 14 days,” said Prestridge.
She continued, “This is a critical time for our community! I can’t stress the importance of implementing personal safety measures. This virus is no joke! Wear your MASK people, wear your MASK.”
Based on the latest report released on Tuesday, the coronavirus-related death toll is now at 53 in Lamar County. With the79 new cases, the total number of positive coronavirus cases is now at 2,481. The number of current active cases is unknown.