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Townsquare Media Victoria is dedicated to keeping you up to date with the latest Coronavirus (COVID-19) news and information from the Crossroads. On February 11, 2020, the World Health Organization announced an official name for the disease that is causing the 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak, first identified in Wuhan China. The new name of this disease is coronavirus disease 2019, abbreviated as COVID-19. In COVID-19, ‘CO’ stands for ‘corona,’ ‘VI’ for ‘virus,’ and ‘D’ for disease. Formerly, this disease was referred to as “2019 novel coronavirus” or “2019-nCoV”. There are many types of human coronaviruses including some that commonly cause mild upper-respiratory tract illnesses. COVID-19 is a new disease, caused by a novel (or new) coronavirus that has not previously been seen in humans. The name of this disease was selected following the World Health Organization (WHO) best practice external icon for the naming of new human infectious diseases. SEE THE LATEST LOCAL CORONAVIRUS INFORMATION AND STORIES BELOW:

DeWitt Country Confirms 2 New Cases of COVID-19
Here is a COVID-19 update from DeWitt County!   DeWitt County has reported two new cases of COVID-19 in-county residents.
These cases bring the number of known cases to six. One person is a resident of Yorktown and is believed to have acquired the virus through community spread...
How To Make Your Own Facemask
Hospital workers need masks the most, so while we leave the surgical supplies to them, homemade facemasks are becoming a thing. Here are the instructions to make them.

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