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Amy Jett Interview – First Person In Austin County Diagnosed with COVID-19 [VIDEO]

Amy Jett Interview – First Person In Austin County Diagnosed with COVID-19 [VIDEO]

Tim Lapham joined us in the Austin County News Online Studio to let the area know that there are now 4 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Austin County. We were also joined via remote interview by Amy Jett, the first person in Austin County to be diagnosed with COVID-19. She was kind enough to tell us how things have been for her since she contracted the virus and what symptoms she has dealt with.

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Q&A with County Judge Tim Lapham On Status of COVID-19 In Austin County

Q&A with County Judge Tim Lapham On Status of COVID-19 In Austin County

County Judge Tim Lapham took questions from the public in this Q&A session in the Austin County News Online Studio. Questions were submitted to our email address and on the notification on our Facebook Page. Judge Lapham gave information on how many cases are currently in the county, the website that the county watches for updates and other great information to help the citizens of Austin Count, Texas during this trying time.

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Gov. Greg Abbott Resists Calls for Statewide Shelter-in-Place; Moves to Expand Hospital Capacity

Gov. Greg Abbott Resists Calls for Statewide Shelter-in-Place; Moves to Expand Hospital Capacity

In an effort to free up hospital beds in anticipation of an influx of patients sick with COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, Abbott ordered health care professionals to postpone “all surgeries that are not medically necessary” and suspended regulations to allow hospitals to treat more than one patient in a room.

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