Doctors in South Texas town issue warning against traveling to San Antonio due to coronavirus spike

Medical doctors in South Texas city concern warning towards touring to San Antonio on account of coronavirus spike

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Medical doctors in Alice are urging residents of the Jim Wells County metropolis to not journey to San Antonio due to the native surge in COVID-19 circumstances.

The Alice Pediatric Clinic, a 45-year-old apply with handful of docs within the metropolis about two hours south of San Antonio, issued a journey advisory final Saturday.

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If residents are unable to keep away from the San Antonio space, they’re informed to remain out of any indoor areas like eating places, malls and bars.

“Adhere to face coverings, strict social distance, and good hand hygiene,” the advisory says. “Please inform household or associates in the event you do plan or did journey to excessive threat space in order that you don’t disrupt their bubble of safety in your return again residence.”

Residents who do go to San Antonio are being requested to self-quarantine and to get examined 5 days after they return. They need to additionally self-quarantine till they obtain unfavorable check outcomes, the advisory says.

An analogous warning was issued by the clinic towards journey to the Houston-Galveston space on June 12. Alice’s metropolis authorities additionally issued a journey advisory to Houston the identical day.

San Antonio added 274 circumstances Monday. The whole rely is 7,156 circumstances with 4,252 lively. Of these, 446 sufferers are hospitalized.

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