The Chambers County Public Health has reported a fourth and fifth case of COVID-19 in Chambers County.
The male patient is identified as a man between 65 and 75 years old who resides in Mid Chambers County. The female patient is between 20 and 30 years old and lives in West Chambers County.
Chambers County Fire Marshal Ryan Holzaepfel said no more information about the man is to be released to protect his privacy. He added neither case is not travel-related.
There was a third case reported Friday. The patient was identified as a man between 50 and 60 years old, resides in East Chambers County, and said to be in good condition.
Holzaepfel added the man’s case is not travel-related either.
“This additional case is neither a surprise nor unexpected,” Health Services Director Mary Beth Bess said.
County Judge Jimmy Sylvia said he and
his team appreciate the actions people are taking to protect each other.
The first case of a person having COVID-19 in Chambers County was a Mont Belvieu woman. Chambers County health officials confirmed her case March 23.
The woman was reported to be between 50 and 60 years old and is quarantined.
Officials said her case appears to be travel-related and not community spread.
The second case in Chambers County was reported Wednesday. This is a woman between the ages of 40 and 50 years old. She is a West Chambers County resident and was reported to be at home, isolated and in stable condition.
If you have questions, contact the Public Health Department at 409-267-2731,or call your primary care physician.