After having had minor symptoms and tes1ng positive for the coronavirus early last week, Bishop Seitz was released from quarantine by the El Paso County Health Department Wednesday afternoon.
“I would like to take this opportunity to thank the El Paso community for all of their prayers for my recovery,” Bishop Seitz said. “I would like to offer up my prayers for all those in our community and throughout the world currently afflicted with this virus, especially for those who are hospitalized.”
“I continue to pray for our local, state and na1onal governments as well as all health officials on the front lines they con1nue to address this pandemic,” he ended.
Officials with the Diocese say that though Bishop Seitz did have a low grade fever, he has been free of a fever since Monday, October 5th and has not exhibited any symptoms since then.
Bishop Seitz has tested again for the coronavirus this afternoon and is awaiting results of this most recent test.