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    Stephens County officials have confirmed a new positive case of COVID-19. The second positive test result has caused the closure of the Breckenridge City Administration building.

SMH, City officials confirm second Stephens County COVID-19 case

Stephens Memorial Hospital and Breckenridge city officials have confirmed a second case of COVID-19 within the county.

The news comes as Breckenridge City Administration building was abruptly closed after reopening just a few weeks ago.

"We shut the doors until we can get testing results back," Houston Satterwhite said. "We had one of our city employees who spent time with a positive patient and had physical contact. We found out Tuesday, May 12 that an employee of the prison system and a city employee spent time the day before they tested."

This is the second case of COVID-19 in the county and comes just days after attempting to reopen businesses to 50 percent occupancy.

Details are still developing on the matter.

Breckenridge American


114 East Elm Street

PO Box 871

Breckenridge, Texas 76424

Phone: (254) 559-5412
Fax: (940) 228-0589