Health dept announces 1st Mid-County resident to test positive for coronavirus
The Jefferson County Health Department confirmed Friday afternoon that a Groves resident has tested for coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
Authorities said the infected individual resides in Groves, is quarantined at home and is cooperating with the heath department and medical officials.
The gender of the person was not released, only that individual is between 35 and 45 years of age.
The Port Arthur Health Department is conducting an investigation, working quickly to identify close contacts of the individual.
The first confirmed coronavirus case in Port Arthur was travel-related, the director of the Port Arthur Health Department said Friday.... read more