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: Fight Between Brothers Ends With 1 Shot, Critically Injured And 1 Arrested In Alvarado Friday Night
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: 'I'm Afraid We're Going To See A Surge Of Violence' Says Texas Criminologist Following Recent Mass Shootings
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.
Brooks County is located 206 miles south of Bexar County not far from Laredo.MORE NEWS: Texas Grand Jury To Consider Charges In Shooting Death Of Protester Garrett Foster Last Summer