SAN PATRICIO COUNTY, Texas — San Patricio County now has five confirmed cases of COVID-19, according to the County Office of Government and Legal Affairs. 

In a Facebook post from the Ingleside Police Department, the latest San Patricio county resident to test positive is between the ages of 45 and 50. 

The male had close contact with an individual that was previously diagnosed with COVID-19, health officials say.

Health officials also say the transmission rate in San Patricio remains low at this time, and they will continue to monitor the individuals who have tested positive within their county.

3News will keep you updated as more information becomes available on the five confirmed cases in San Patricio County. 

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