Orange County has now recorded 12 positive cases of coronavirus as of April 1 with 69 pending and 26 negative tests.
The following information from the Southeast Texas Regional Emergency Operations Center summarizes activities and developments related to COVID-19 in Hardin, Jasper, Jefferson, Newton, Orange, and Tyler counties.
Total calls received by Call Center – 1,938
- 172 calls received today
- 927 have been referred for testing since call center opened on 3/20)
- 82 were tested at the drive-through site today in Jefferson County
- 33 were tested at the drive-through site today in Hardin County
If you are experiencing symptoms (fever, dry cough, shortness of breath) or you believe you have been exposed to an infected individual, you can call 409-550-2536 to be evaluated for testing. The Call Center is open 24-hours, seven days a week.