Results came back negative for two patients at Doctors Hospital who had been tested for novel coronavirus this week, the hospital and Laredo Health Department announced Sunday morning.
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“We want to thank Doctors Hospital of Laredo and the medical community in working closely with the health department and city officials to assure we continue to provide the best prevention actions for our community,” Public Health Director Dr. Hector Gonzalez said in a statement Sunday.
Results also came back negative for COVID-19 for a patient at Laredo Medical Center on Saturday, according to the City of Laredo.
The Health Department is currently investigating another report from a local clinic; that patient is under quarantine with respiratory symptoms, the city said in a news release.
“We are currently still in influenza season and the City of Laredo Health Department still monitors and investigates for the flu and other respiratory infections including potential COVID-19,” reads the release.
As of Sunday, Laredo still has no cases. The Health Department reminds the community to not panic, but to continue taking enhanced hygiene measures.
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The City of Laredo Health Department COVID-19 hotline is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week at 956-795-4954.
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