ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – Five new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Abilene Monday, bringing the City’s total to 241.
Most of those patients, 207, have recovered. However, 28 patients are currently in self-isolation, and one patient is hospitalized. Five patients in Taylor County have died.
Statistics show that most patients are white and under the age of 50, and most have contracted the virus by coming into contact with a confirmed positive case.
Sixty-five cases have been labeled as ‘community spread’, and only 8 cases are related to travel.
Common symptoms of COVID-19 locally include fever and cough. These ailments have been presenting in at least two-thirds of the positive cases.
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