TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – A South Texas county isn’t taking any chances when it comes to the coronavirus, issuing a warning that anyone who tests positive and refuses to self-isolate could end up in jail.
It was shared via social media over the weekend.READ MORE: Decades Later, Family Gets Apology From Dallas Police Over Death Of 12-Year-Old Santos Rodriguez
Of the 10 positive cases so far in Brooks County, four people have recovered, according to KSAT.
Someone who is positive for COVID-19 doesn’t even need to have infected another person either, according to the warning, to warrant an arrest. The exposure alone is enough for punishment.READ MORE: Nobel Prize-Winning Physicist Steven Weinberg Dies At 88 In Texas Hospital
The notice does not say how law enforcement would go about enforcing or verifying whether a violation has occurred or whether in fact an individual is actually COVID-19 positive.
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