10 Bosque County resident tests positive, 12 total

Number of active cases doubles in less than three days

The 10 cases of coronavirus have been confirmed of a Bosque residents, bringing total cases in the area to 12. 

Active cases have surged in the county in the past 72 hours with now five active residents in the area.

The first three cases of coronavirus were residents from Valley Mills have recovered. But yet another Valley Mills resident called the newspaper Wednesday and reported they had the coronavirus that had not yet to be reported.

"People need to be following CDC guidlinses," Goodall-Witcher CEO Adam Willman said Monday. "Wear a mask when out in public and wash your hands constantly. If someone forgets to wear one, I understand. But people need to do everything they can to help stop the spread in accordance with the CDC guidlines."

Goodall=Witcher Hospital reported another posiive case of a resident outside the county that tested positive at their facility over the weekend. It brings the total positive cases tested in Bosque County to 12. 

No Bosque County resident has yet tested positive for coronavirus at Goodall-Witcher.

Goodall-Witcher Hospital has conducted 873 tests, 818 negative and 53 pending of COVID-19. Part of the jump in testing due to new testing of hospital and nursing home staff.

"This thing is still out there," said Bosque County Judge Don Pool said Monday. "If you look at it, ever since Memorial Day, we've had a spike in numbers ever since we opened things back up. If this continues, you can bet the govenor will close everything back down."

Gov. Gregg Abbott annouced Monday that only gatherings of 100 or less people are allowed instead of a buisness' precentages and that residents show only leave their homes 'only when necessary.' Texas Education Commissioner told local school officials Tuesday that "It's not a matter of if, but when Texas shuts down again."

These numbers were updated June 25.

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