Texas border city pitch tents to quarantine COVID-19-positive migrants

MCALLEN, Texas — A south Texas city at the center of the border crisis pitched a series of emergency outdoor tents to house migrants who have tested positive for the coronavirus after being released from Border Patrol custody.

City officials set up several beige tents on county property in Anzalduas Park in Mission, Texas, on Wednesday in response to the record-high number of coronavirus cases among migrants and the community’s inability to house people adequately. The park is closed to the public.

The new tents will allow migrants who have tested positive for the coronavirus to stay for a two-week quarantine period. Family members who do not test positive but
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