The Bell County Health District says there is one new case of COVID-19, as of 1:15 p.m. on Thursday, bringing the number of cases to 20.
The health district is reporting the first death in the county, a female.
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The Bell County Health District says there is one new case of COVID-19, as of 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday.
The most recent case is a woman from Temple, who is between the ages of 30 and 39.
The last eight cases have been from Temple, including a soldier from Fort Hood.
The Soldier is in self-isolation at his off-post residence.
Out of an abundance of caution, other Soldiers who he may have been in contact with are self-quarantined in their residences.
Also, a military retiree identified as man, age 40-49, living in Killeen, Texas, tested positive for COVID-19 at Carl R. Darnall Medical Center.
The retiree continues his self-isolation at home in Killeen in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines.
Fort Hood leadership is continually monitoring the situation and working closely with the Central Texas community to coordinate prevention and response efforts in the local area.
Here is how the list of cases breaks down in the county:
- Belton 20-29, Man 3/12/2020
- Bell County 70-79, Man 3/15/2020
- Temple 60-69, Man 3/17/2020
- Temple 60-69, Woman 3/17/2020
- Bell County 30-39, Man 3/18/2020
- Temple 60-69, Woman 3/18/2020
- Temple 50-59, Woman 3/18/2020
- Killeen 40-49, Woman 3/18/2020
- Killeen 40-49, Man 3/21/2020
- Temple 30-39, Woman 3/21/2020
- Temple 60-69, Man 3/21/2020
- Temple 20-29, Woman 3/22/2020
- Temple 80-89, Woman 3/22/2020
- Temple 30-39, Woman 3/22/2020
- Temple 40-49, Woman 3/23/2020
- Temple 50-59, Man 3/23/2020
- Temple 50-59, Woman 3/23/2020
- Temple 20-29, Woman 3/24/2020