Press Release 7-1-2020
From: County Judge Kathryn Wiseman, Mayor Shannon Thomason, and Howard County Emergency Management
Re: COVID-19 Update
On July 1, 2020, the City of Big Spring and Howard County officials were notified of five (5) new positive test results for COVID-19. The individuals are isolating at home and are currently exhibiting mild symptoms. These new cases have been determined to be community spread.
The affected individuals are a 24-year-old male, a 23-month old female, a 26-year-old female, a 71-year-old male, and a 68-year-old male.
These are the 35th through 39th cases of COVID-19 in Big Spring/Howard County. To date, we have had thirty-nine (39) confirmed positive COVID-19 cases in Big Spring and Howard County. We currently have sixteen (16) active cases. Big Spring and Howard County have had twenty-two (22) people recover as of today.
Officials take this opportunity to remind everyone of the importance of continuing to take proper precautions to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. COVID-19 remains a major concern in our community and we urge citizens to wash their hands, wear a mask, social distance and avoid travel when possible.
Howard County Judge Kathryn Wiseman
Big Spring Mayor Shannon Thomason