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Kendall Co. confirms three cases of coronavirus; still no cases of community-spread

An investigation is currently underway to identify those who may have been exposed to the virus.
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KENDALL COUNTY, Texas — The Kendall County Office of Emergency Management and the City of Boerne have confirmed three local cases of coronavirus. All three cases are travel-related. 

The first case was announced via press release Thursday, March 19 and the second case was announced Saturday, March 21

At the time of the announcement of the first case, Boerne Mayor Tim Handren said, "The first case is not unexpected. We must not let fear grip our lives. It is why we have endorsed the CDC's recommendations and have implemented many public limitations. It is for the safety of the entire community." 

An investigation is currently underway to identify those who may have been exposed to the virus. 

The third was announced at 11:35 a.m. on Wednesday: 

The Kendall County Office of Emergency Management and the City of Bo... erne reports its third case of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in our community. Local leaders were notified Wednesday of the positive test. Additional information about this most recent case is not available.

The immediate health risk remains low for the general public.