Erath County COVID-19 Cases Hit 100

Stephenville City Manager Allen Barnes announced that eleven
more residents of Stephenville had tested positive for the COVID 19 virus. One resident has been hospitalized for treatment, while the other residents are quarantining at home for 14 days. Today’s positive tests bring the total number of positives in the county to 100 with 77 of those considered active at this time.

City officials continue to encourage residents to take precautions to prevent the spread of the virus. Wearing masks in public protect both the wearer and the others around them. Washing hand regularly and using hand sanitizer with an alcohol content of 60 percent or more. Do not touch your face, nose, or mouth. Observe social distancing at all times and sanitize surfaces regularly. The precautions become more important as people are beginning to be in public and our lives become more normal.