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Coronavirus press conference today in Longview; City Council to address Thursday

Representatives of the Gregg County Health Department, Northeast Texas Public Health District in Tyler, local cities and area hospitals are set to participate.
Credit: Gregg County

GREGG COUNTY, Texas — A Gregg County health official said Monday he had no update about local people being monitored out of caution about possible exposure to coronavirus, which continues to spread.

Gregg County Health Department Administrator A.J. Harris said nothing had changed in the county since last week, when he said multiple unidentified residents were being watched, but no cases were confirmed. The news came on the same day Collin County officials said a man there had received a presumptive positive test for COVID-19, as the illness caused by the new coronavirus strain is known.

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