MEDIA STATEMENT: Texas case of COVID-19 without international travel

March 9, 2020

The Texas Department of State Health Services is working with Collin County Health Care Services and other local health departments to investigate a presumptive positive case of COVID-19 in a Collin County resident with recent travel to California. The patient remains isolated at home under public health monitoring as additional testing is done to confirm the test result. Collin County is leading the investigation to identify close contacts of the individual and monitor and test them as appropriate.

(News Media Contact: Chris Van Deusen, DSHS Director of Media Relations, 512-776-7119)

Last updated March 9, 2020