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Test results negative for Coronavirus in Texas A&M student

Posted at 4:13 PM, Jan 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-26 17:25:20-05

BRAZOS COUNTY — The Brazos County Health District (BCHD) has received the results from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on the suspected case of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV).

A Texas A&M student was suspected to have the 2019 Novel Coronavirus but results are negative.

The public is encouraged to practice general preventive actions for all viral infections, including the flu:

  • Everyone 6 months and older is encouraged to get a flu shot.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.

For more information visit the BCHD website.