Hideaway COVID-19 Antibody Testing Program results come in after nearly 300 tests


HIDEAWAY, Texas (KETK) – 293 volunteers in the city of Hideaway tested for IgG COVID-19 antibodies in their blood on September 12th and 13th. Out of the 293 tests, seven tested positive.

Based on the numbers, COVID-19 in Hideaway is estimated be be between 1.2% and 4.9% which means 37 out of 151 people in Hideaway have been infected with the virus at some point during the pandemic.


  • Four were men and three were women with the ages ranging between 50 to 80 years.
  • In July, four of the seven tested positive for COVID-19
    • Two had flu-like symptoms that did not require hospitalization
    • One had mild-like cold symptoms
    • One had no COVID-like symptoms
  • Three of the seven did not know they had been infected with COVID-19
    • One had shortness of breath and got a cardiac workup
    • Two had no COVID-like symptoms
  • Three of the seven with positive tests had a spouse in the household who tested negative.

For more information you can check out the Hideaway COVID-19 Antibody Testing Program on their here.

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