Wed. May 22nd, 2024

Amarillo confirms first cases of COVID-19

The first case of the novel coronavirus has been confirmed in the Amarillo area, according to health officials.

ABC News 7 reported that city officials announced two people have had their diagnoses confirmed by testing.

As a result of the positive tests for COVID-19 and based on the comprehensive response plan crafted by area leaders, the city has issued a Local Disaster Declaration and the Amarillo-area Coronavirus Status Level has been changed to Level Orange.

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