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LEARNT MORE: Harris Co. Judge Lina Hidalgo wants authority to issue 2nd stay-at-home orderThe team members positive test outcomes were validated over the weekend, and that person is currently self-isolating, according to Hidalgo.
The judge and other personnel who were possibly exposed will be tested for COVID-19 and will all self-quarantine for 14 days.
According to the statement, Hidalgo has actually disappointed any symptoms.
” Given what we have actually discovered, I will be quarantining in your home,” stated the judge. “The reality of it is, there are thousands of locals across Harris County that are increasingly finding themselves in the very same position I remain in today. There are increasing numbers of homeowners evaluating positive for this infection, and a growing number of requiring hospitalization. We are at Threat Level 1 – Red – and I continue to get in touch with everyone to stay at home except for necessary activities. That is the only way we prevent a crisis in our medical facility system and put our neighborhood in a position to resume in a smarter and more sustainable way. We will beat this danger together as a community and I will continue to ensure we are pursuing every alternative we need to bring this back under control.”
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Hidalgo will continue her tasks practically, and normal county operations will continue without interruption.
Many of her personnel have currently been following work-from-home procedures, checked out the declaration. She said the limited personnel working from the workplace have been consistently wearing masks in the workplace and keeping social distancing practices.
HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK)– Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo states shes in self-quarantine after a member of her workplace checked positive for COVID-19.
According to a declaration from Hidalgo released on Sunday, she was possibly exposed to the infection on Monday, June 22.
” Given what we have actually discovered, I will be quarantining at house,” stated the judge. “The reality of it is, there are thousands of residents across Harris County that are progressively finding themselves in the very same position I am in today. There are increasing numbers of citizens checking positive for this virus, and more and more needing hospitalization.