DeWitt county reports 70 new cases of COVID-19, 5 deaths

CUERO, Texas – County health officials are reporting 70 additional (confirmed) cases of the novel coronavirus and
60 additional recoveries since yesterday.

A majority of these new cases were tested at the government-sponsored testing center in Yorktown earlier in July.

Officials also report 5 additional deaths which brings the death toll to 19.

A total of 591 cases have been diagnosed in DeWitt County since Governor Greg Abbott declared
a state of emergency on March 13, 2020.