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City-County Coronavirus Press Briefing

At City Hall today -- Public Health Director Annette Rodriguez said yesterday the health district conducted a drive-thru testing in which 18 people were tested for the coronavirus. Two tests came back positive -- yielding a positivity rate of 11-percent -- which she said is one of the lowest positivity rates our area has seen in quite some time. She also stressed the importance of folks getting their flu shots to stay better protected as the...

Previous Next KIII-TV Corpus Christi p At City Hall today -- Public Health Director Annette Rodriguez said yesterday the health district conducted a drive-thru testing in which 18 people were tested for the coronavirus."Public Health feels certain that wearing a mask correctly and consistently when out in public is vital in reducing the spread of both these viruses."With both COVID-19 and flu present -- the schools will also face challenges with some face-to-face instruction, as well as football and other sport activities starting back up," Rodriguez said.Two tests came back positive -- yielding a positivity rate of 11-percent -- which she said is one of the lowest positivity rates our area has seen in quite some time.

She also stressed the importance of folks getting their flu shots to stay better protected as the pandemic continues and the official start of flu season begins soon.Their hotline number is (361) 826-8019.

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