FIFTH CONFIRMED COVID-19 CASE IN VAL VERDE COUNTY
Del Rio, TX – The Texas Department of State Health Services (TDSHS) and Val Verde Regional Medical Center have confirmed a fifth case of COVID-19 in Val Verde County. The fifth reported case is confirmed to be travel-related within the United States. The patient has been under selfquarantine and is in stable condition with improving symptoms.
State confirmed cases in Val Verde County at a glance:
March 24, 2020- First confirmed case – international travel related
March 26, 2020- Second confirmed case – international travel related
March 27, 2020 – Third confirmed case – community spread related
March 27, 2020- Fourth confirmed case – international travel related
It is imperative that our community remains home if they are able.
Practice social distancing and all guidelines provided by the CDC and TDSHS.
If you feel you have been exposed or have any of the following signs and symptoms of this virus,
please contact the Val Verde Regional Medical Center Nurse Advice line at 844-432-5391, with
any questions regarding your symptoms. Listen to the entire message and if you have not been
answered, stay on the line to speak with a live nurse.
Signs and Symptoms: fever, cough, shortness of breath
Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure
City, County and VVRMC officials are united in sharing all updates and information to keep our community safe. All updates will be distributed to the public via the City, County and VVRMC Public Information Offices. Please follow the City of Del Rio Government , Val Verde County, Val Verde Regional Medical Center Facebook pages or visit www.cityofdelrio.com, www.valverdecounty.texas.gov, or www.vvrmc.org for more information.