Man in Texas tests ‘presumptive positive’ for coronavirus

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FRISCO, Texas (KETK) – A Frisco man has tested “presumptive positive” for coronavirus, according to the Collin County Health Care Service.

The man is in his 30s and had recently traveled to California. The man has been isolated in his home and is being monitored by Collin County staff, according to NBC 5.

Health officials are waiting to confirm the initial results and that the man’s symptoms do not require hospitalization.

“CCHCS is also monitoring the man’s family, setting up any needed tests, and working to identify any contacts who may have been exposed while he was infectious,” the statement said. “Anyone found to have had close contact to the patient will be contacted directly by county health care staff.

Here are some ways to prevent yourself from getting the coronavirus:

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.

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