59 Cameron County employees test positive for COVID-19

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FILE – The Texas Division of Emergency Management increases testing capacity.

CAMERON COUNTY, Texas (KVEO) — Cameron County has confirmed that multiple county employees have tested positive for COVID-19.

According to the release, 59 employees have tested postive.

The cases are broken down as follows in the release:

  • Three employees from the Adult Probation Department
  • One employee from Constable Precinct 3 Office
  • One employee from the Constable Precinct 5 Office
  • One employee from the District Attorney’s Office
  • Two employees from the District Clerk’s Office
  • One employee from the Human Resources Department
  • Two employees from the Juvenile Probation Department
  • 41 employees at the Cameron County Sheriff’s Office
  • Seven employees from the Public Health Department

County officials say they are working with the department heads to take the appropriate steps to keep other employees and the public safe.

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