Eastland County COVID-19 Update August 1, 2021

The following are the current positive covid cases still in quarantine. These are all new since July 26. These are from the Eastland Memorial hospital and local clinics. Does not include any cases tested in any other location.

1. Current positive cases in Eastland County still in quarantine: 14

We still strongly encourage everyone that is eligible to get the vaccine. Those vaccinated, while they can still show mild symptoms, can carry the virus and spread to others. So, CDC is encouraging the use of face masks in areas where the spread is increasing.

Science Brief: COVID-19 Vaccines and Vaccination ~ CDC

The Crucial Vaccine Benefit We’re Not Talking About Enough ~ Scientific American

Can Vaccinated People Transmit COVID-19 to Others? ~ Cleveland Clinic

Please consider your role in slowing this virus. Be cautious, be courteous.

Dr. Robert DeLuca