Through this week, the Texas Military Department administered more free tests to residents of Kleberg and surrounding counties at the Kleberg County and City of Kingsville Joint Regional Testing Facility at Dick Kleberg Park.
From Monday until Wednesday, officials said a total of 161 individuals were tested for COVID-19, bringing the overall total for both rounds of testing to 450 individuals.
Results are still being processed for all tests that were administered and will be released when they are available.
As of Thursday afternoon, there are still only 11 cases of COVID-19 in Kleberg County.
However, nine of those cases have been released from isolation.
Officials said the free testing from the Texas Military Department will return at a date to-be-determined in order to continue to test concerned residents of the area.
Information of the next round of testing will be posted when it is available.
On Sunday evening, officials announced 74 individuals had been tested for COVID-19 at the Kleberg County and City of Kingsville Joint Regional Testing Facility, bringing the total number of tests administered during the weekend to 289.
Those who were tested will be notified of their results as they become available in the coming days.
Officials said the total number of tests done at the Kleberg County and City of Kingsville Joint Regional Testing Facility on Saturday was 119.
215 total tests have been administered over the course of two days, and the facility is still taking appointments for free testing on Sunday.
Information for scheduling an appointment can be found below.
Free testing for COVID-19 is taking place at the Kleberg County and City of Kingsville Joint Regional Testing Facility at Dick Kleberg Park from Friday until Sunday.
Officials said 96 total individuals were tested at the site on Friday, and results of the tests will be releases within the next few days.
Individuals in the area who wish to be tested may do so if they’re experiencing any of the symptoms of the virus.
The symptoms include shortness of breath, cough, fever, chills, fatigue, body aches, muscle or joint pains, sore throat, headaches, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, nasal congestion and loss of taste or smell.
The regional testing site will remain open through Sunday, and testing is done by appointment only. Appointments can be made by contacting (512) 883-2400.
The appointment must be made using the name on the residents state issued I.D.
This article will be updated daily, as information is available.