Faculty member at Texas State University tests positive for coronavirus; bank employee tested for possible case

A faculty member at Texas State University tested positive for coronavirus, university officials announced March 27. (Community Impact Staff)
A faculty member at Texas State University tested positive for coronavirus, university officials announced March 27. (Community Impact Staff)

A faculty member at Texas State University tested positive for coronavirus, university officials announced March 27. (Community Impact Staff)

Officials at Texas State University sent a notice to faculty, staff and students announcing that a faulty member who was at the San Marcos campus March 9 and March 11 has since tested positive for the coronavirus.



The faculty member has not returned to campus since March 11. Therefore, the local public health authority has not recommended the university to take any additional measures, as the faculty member was considered to be a low risk transmitter to others at the time, according to a March 27 statement sent by Emilio Carranco, chief medical officer and director of the Student Health Center at the university.



Bank employee under tested for coronavirus



Randolph-Brooks Federal Credit Union officials told bank members March 27 that their San Marcos location at 1203 Thrope Lane, San Marcos, will be temporarily closing as one of the branch employees is being tested for coronavirus.



The notice said the branch would remain closed until the employee received the test results. The bank will preform a deep sanitation and the drive-thru ATMs at this location will remain open.

By Evelin Garcia
Evelin Garcia covers local government, education, business and development as the reporter of Community Impact Newspaper's San Marcos/Buda/Kyle edition. Evelin is a graduate of Texas State University's School of Journalism and Mass Communication with a minor in international studies.


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