Galveston County Health District today reports 16 new positive COVID-19 cases in Galveston County residents. This brings the county’s case total to 507.
GCHD is also reporting 16 additional recoveries, bringing that total to 243.
There are 181 Galveston County cases tied to long-term care facilities within the county. This count includes residents and employees. Cities that have seen a large number of cases tied to long-term care facilities are noted on our daily case update graphic. Nineteen of the 21 deaths reported to date by the health district are related to long-term care facilities in Galveston County.
Today, the health district tested a total of 215 people (92 in League City and 123 in Texas City) through its free COVID-19 drive-thru testing sites. To date, 2,869 tests have been performed with 51 positive and 2,488 negative results reported back to the health district. All other results are currently pending. Testing is not limited to just Galveston County residents, but only county residents who tested positive for COVID-19 will be included in the health district’s daily case update.
To date, 13,032 Galveston County residents have been tested. This number does not include Galveston County residents who may have been tested outside the county.
For more case-related graphics, please visit www.gchd.org/about-us/news-and-events/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19/galveston-county-confirmed-covid-19-cases
Photo: Galveston County Health District