The Concho Valley is still reporting new cases of Covid 19. City health officials said a total of 15 persons tested positive for Covid-19 reporting on Wednesday. The total positive cases in the county stand at 16,379 with 533 active cases. 17 persons are currently hospitalized with 5 patients in ICU. Since their last report on Monday, they have released 49 cases and contacts of cases. Also, they say that 17,201 persons have received their first vaccination dose and 8,731 have received a second dose. The county stands at a 7 point 2 positivity rate with 70 pending covid tests.
City Mayor Brenda Gunter and local medical officials are strongly urging everyone to continue to wear a mask that covers their mouth and nose, wash hands frequently, practice social distancing, and don't attend large gatherings, to help stop the spread of Covid-19.