85 Babies Under The Age Of One Test Positive For Coronavirus In Texas

85 babies under the age of one test positive for Coronavirus In Texas.

According to CNN, Texas has become one of the newest hotspots for COVID-19. Nueces County, where Corpus Christi is located, new cases skyrocketed this month after a flattening trend and have infected dozens of babies.

Annette Rodriguez, director of public health for Corpus Christi Nueces County said.

“We currently have 85 babies under the age of one year in Nueces County that have all tested positive for COVID-19.”

“These babies have not even had their first birthday yet. Please help us stop the spread of this disease.”

She did not provide additional details on their conditions.

Peter Zanoni, the Corpus Christi city manager said the following:

“Nueces County has the fastest growth in new cases on the seven-day average than any other metropolitan county in the state.”

“You can see the trend line is relatively flat until July, and this is where we have had that huge spike in cases, and this is why it’s turned into a major problem for Nueces County.”