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Third positive case of COVID-19 in Bell County

Posted at 8:28 PM, Mar 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-17 21:33:07-04

A third positive case of COVID-19 has been reported in Bell County.

The patient is a 70 to 80-year-old Temple man with a recent travel history to South Africa.

Bell County Public Health has initiated self-isolation protocol and contact-tracing for the case.

Bell County remains in Stage 2 of the Bell County COVID-19 Action Plan, as this case is travel-related and not a result of community spread.