3 cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Smith County

by Longview News Journal Staff Report

Three cases of the new coronavirus have been confirmed in Smith County, and one of the patients is in serious condition.

Northeast Texas Public Health District CEO George Roberts made the announcement this morning at Tyler.

“We have three confirmed cases of coronavirus in Smith County,” Roberts said.

Roberts said all of the people who have been diagnosed had recently traveled outside the United States.

"They are all under medical monitoring right now, and one is seriously ill," Roberts said.

Roberts said he could not say where the patients had traveled. He said two of the cases were connected.

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