Free COVID-19 testing this week in Port Arthur. See how to sign-up.

Published 8:55 am Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Free walk-up COVID-19 testing is planned Wednesday and Thursday in Port Arthur.

The City of Port Arthur and the State of Texas is sponsoring the testing between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. both days at Bob Bowers Civic Center.

No preregistration is required.

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Simply show up, register on site and get tested.

The Port Arthur Health Department announced that it received confirmation Monday of 14 additional Port Arthur residents who tested positive for coronavirus.

These individuals include nine females, two between 20-25, one each between 25-30; 35-40; 50-55; 55-60; 60-65; 65-70 and 70-75.

The other individuals include five males; two between 35-40; one each between 30-35; 40-45 and 60-65.

This brings the total to 253 Port Arthur residents who have tested positive for COVID-19 since testing started.