Four more cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Jefferson County

Published 5:17 pm Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 jumped from 27 to 31 based on information released Wednesday evening by the Southeast Texas Regional Emergency Operations Center.

The Center summarizes activities and developments related to COVID-19 in Hardin, Jasper, Jefferson, Newton, Orange and Tyler counties:

The Call Center has received a total of 1,938 calls since opening March 20.

  • 172 calls received today
  • 927 have been referred for testing since the call center opened
  • 82 were tested at the drive-through site Wednesday in Jefferson County
  • 33 were tested at the drive-through site Wednesday in Hardin County

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If you are experiencing symptoms (fever, dry cough, shortness of breath) or believe you have been exposed to an infected individual, can call 409-550-2536 to be evaluated for testing.

The Call Center is open 24-hours, seven days a week.

If you are looking for information about COVID-19, do not call the Call Center. Call 211 option 6 or visit SETINFO.ORG.