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Please read the following notice from the Port Arthur Health Department regarding Coronavirus cases in Port Arthur, Texas, as of July 24, 2020.
Today, July 24, 2020, the City of Port Arthur Health Department received confirmation of twenty-one (21) additional Port Arthur residents who tested positive for Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19). These individuals are in the following age ranges:
For confidentiality purposes, the PAHD is not releasing any additional information to identify these individuals. This brings the total to six hundred forty-three (643) Port Arthur residents who have tested positive for COVID-19 since testing started in the City of Port Arthur. A correction was made to the June 26th report, the total should have reflected 160 instead of 161.
As more businesses are opening, the Health Department is encouraging all citizens to remain vigilant about maintaining social distance. If you are in a place where social distancing cannot be maintained, a face covering should be used. This is still a very serious situation, and we are not yet in the position of relaxing our efforts of using those non-pharmaceutical interventions.
These are steps you can take to keep you and your loved ones protected:
Call the City of Port Arthur Health Department at (409) 983-8880 or your healthcare provider if you are experiencing fever, cough or shortness of breath for further guidance, and for location of testing sites.
NOTICE FROM THE PA HEALTH DEPARTMENT- Port Arthur, TX 07.24.2020
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