Crockett County has four positive COVID-19 cases

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Tom Green County health officials reported Monday, June 8, two more positive COVID-19 cases for Crockett County bringing the county's total up to four.

The new patients are reported to be a Hispanic female child and a white teenage male both with exposure to known case.

The other two cases are a Hispanic teenage male with exposure to known case and a Hispanic male in his 40s whose case is listed as community spread.

HIPPA laws prevent health authorities from revealing the name of the individual.

According to the CDC website, community spread means people have been infected with the virus in an area, including some who are not sure how or where they became infected.

The National Guard is in Sonora Monday, June 8, until 5 p.m. offering free COVID-19 at the hospital wellness center parking lot. They will test anyone wanting a test.

Family Health Center Officials were encouraging those who felt like they needed to be tested because they had second or third hand exposure to a positive case, to take advantage of the testing in Sonora.

For more information, or to schedule an appointment, call (512) 883-2400 or visit txcovidtest.org.

As of Sunday, June 7, the Texas Department of State Health Services was reporting two positive cases in Reagan County, one in Irion County, Val Verde has 21 cases, Crane County has 27 cases and Tom Green County has 78 cases.

Pecos County has 105 overall cases, with the majority of that coming from testing conducted at the state prison facility in Fort Stockton.

Upton, Schleicher, Sutton and Terrell counties did not report any positive cases as of Thursday.

In Texas, 1,218,955 tests have been administered, with 73,553 returning as positive and 22,839 cases considered active, according to the Texas Department of State Health website's update at 1:15 p.m. Saturday. 

A total of 1,819 deaths in the state are attributed to the coronavirus, and an estimated 48,895 patients are classified as recovered from the virus in Texas.