Brownsville officials lower COVID threat matrix to level two

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (ValleyCentral) — The city of Brownsville announced that a recent decrease in COVID cases has led officials to lower the threat level.

Brownsville officials set the COVID-19 Threat Level Matrix at Level three, which is a “significant” threat in early August. However, on Tuesday the city announced they lowered it to a “moderate” threat, which is level two.

Level two means the public should continue to wear masks indoors, stay six feet apart, and wash their hands frequently.

“Recent data in Brownsville has indicated a downward trend in COVID-19 cases amongst the community; however, city officials want to remind everyone that the Pandemic is not over,” a city spokesperson stated in a release.

In the U.S. cases declined from their highs in September, from about 160,000 cases to about 103,000 cases per day, NewsNation reported.

For more information about Brownsville’s COVID Threat Matrix, click here.

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