COVID-19 continues to be bothersome in Sutton county, even as the first doses of vaccine are slated to arrive for distribution at Lillian M. Hudspeth Hospital.

The Texas Department of State Health Services reported over the weekend that LMH is due to receive 100 doses of the Moderna vaccine this week.
Sonora ISD opted to close the elementary campus and transition to remote learning on Thursday of last week and continuing through Monday, January 25th, due to reports of positive cases and close contact with students and faculty, resulting in a temporary shortage of substitute teachers.

The school district is now tracking COVID-19 cases on their website. As of 1/27/2021 the SISD website reports five active cases and 16 total cases.
The Texas Department of Health and Human services is reporting, as shown above, 286 confirmed cases, 172 probable cases, six fatalities, 39 active cases and 383 recovered cases. However, Sutton County Judge Steve Smith advised on Wednesday, January 27th, that the county has only 34 active cases.

On Monday, January 25 Sutton County Hospital District reported 40 active cases.

The San Angelo Health Deparment reported five new positive COVID-19 cases for Sutton County from 01/21/2021-01/26/2021. This brings the active case count to 45 residents.

The Texas Department of State Health Services (TDSHS) does offer a hotline for questions regarding the COVID-19 virus. It may be accessed by dialing 2-1-1, then choosing Option 6.

The mask mandate remains in effect for residents of Sutton County.