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City of Alice urges residents to stay safe during the holidays as COVID-19 positivity rate increases

Posted at 1:06 PM, Nov 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-24 14:13:52-05

ALICE, Texas — The COVID-19 positivity rate in Jim Wells County is up to 12.9 percent for the week of November 19-22.

This almost two percent increase from the week before has prompted the City of Alice to alert residents of the increase; urging them to celebrate the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday virtually, or with only people who live with them.

Posted by City of Alice - Government on Tuesday, November 24, 2020

The city's warning comes as the U.S. COVID-19 cases continue to increase coming into the holiday season, with at least 100,000 new COVID-19 cases being reported each day for the last three weeks.