Townsquare Media Victoria is dedicated to keeping you up to date with the latest Coronavirus (COVID-19) news and information from the Crossroads. On February 11, 2020, the World Health Organization announced an official name for the disease that is causing the 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak, first identified in Wuhan China. The new name of this disease is coronavirus disease 2019, abbreviated as COVID-19. In COVID-19, ‘CO’ stands for ‘corona,’ ‘VI’ for ‘virus,’ and ‘D’ for disease. Formerly, this disease was referred to as “2019 novel coronavirus” or “2019-nCoV”. There are many types of human coronaviruses including some that commonly cause mild upper-respiratory tract illnesses. COVID-19 is a new disease, caused by a novel (or new) coronavirus that has not previously been seen in humans. The name of this disease was selected following the World Health Organization (WHO) best practice external icon for the naming of new human infectious diseases. SEE THE LATEST LOCAL CORONAVIRUS INFORMATION AND STORIES BELOW:

DeWitt Country Confirms 2 New Cases of COVID-19
Here is a COVID-19 update from DeWitt County!   DeWitt County has reported two new cases of COVID-19 in county residents. These cases bring the number of known cases to six. One person is a resident of Yorktown and is believed to have acquired the virus through community spread. …
Walmart to Start Taking Employees Temperatures
According to a report, Walmart will start taking their employees temperatures when they report to work.  If they have a fever of at least 100 degrees, they will them to stay home or seek medical care.  Walmart says it has also ordered masks for their employees and will offer mask and glove…
Three New Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Identified in Victoria
Additional new confirmed COVID-19 cases identified in Victoria County.
Please remember this information is fluid  and changing daily.
The Victoria County Public Health Department has identified 3 additional positive cases of novel coronavirus, COVID-19, bringing the total case number to 9.
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