Last week’s Salmonella outbreak in Dalhart Texas now stands at 42. According to press reports, in Dalhart, the Coon Memorial Hospital has seen all 42 confirmed cases of Salmonella, 30 are linked to the Ten in Texas restaurant. Health investigators have not yet determined the exact origin of the bacteria.
The restaurant voluntarily shut down for one week. The building was cleaned and sanitized, and workers were re-tested for Salmonella and on food safety.
Nearly 60 miles south in Potter and Randall counties 10 cases of Salmonella have been confirmed in the last six weeks. Four were found in students who live in Bushland, the other 6 were reported throughout Amarillo.
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