EDINBURG, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – The Texas Juvenile Justice Department has announced that a second youth development coach at the Evins Regional Juvenile Center in Edinburg tested positive for the coronavirus.
According to a release, the results of the test were received Sunday afternoon.READ MORE: Possible Meteor Seen In Skies Over North Texas Sunday Night
“The agency is identifying any youth or staff members who might have had contact with the employee,” according to a statement released by the department. “Those youth will be administered a COVID-19 test, and staff members will be asked to self-isolate following CDC guidelines.” said the release.
A previous positive case at Evins was confirmed on Saturday, June 20.
No children in any facility statewide has tested positive at this time, according to the release.
The department said a total of seven staff members at facilities have tested positive for COVID-19.READ MORE: Residents Battle Summer Heat As DFW Sees 100 Degrees Sunday
The other four are at the Giddings State School and there’s one other worker who tested positive at the Gainesville State School.
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