San Saba County sees second COVID-19 case – travel related


Marsha Hardy, Emergency Management Coordinator, confirmed there are now two positive COVID-19 cases in Saba County. Ms. Hardy stated the positive

Ms. Hardy stated the positive first case is still active as the person has not yet had two negative test results to clear them to return to work.

Ms. Hardy reported that the second case is travel related. A ranch worker in Cherokee was quarantined while travelling but still tested positive upon their return to Cherokee. Because of this, all workers on the isolated ranch in Cherokee are now being quarantined for 14 days, according to Ms. Hardy.

With this now into play, it’s the perfect time to add DSHS’ guidelines to protect yourself:

• Stay six (6) feet away from all people not in your household. • Wash hands often for 20 sec

• Wash hands often for 20 seconds and encourage others to do the same. When soap and water aren’t available, use hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol. • Please wear a face covering.

• Please wear a face covering.

• Cover coughs and sneezes with a disposable tissue.

• Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.

• Disinfect surfaces, buttons, handles, knobs and other places touched often.

• Stay away from people who are sick.

For more info, go to: <dshs.>.