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Nueces County reported 205 new coronavirus cases and one COVID-19 related death on Monday.
The new cases bring the county’s total to 2,120. The new cases are still under investigation to determine their transmission type.
Out of 2,120 cases, 60 are classified as travel-related, 188 are close contact, 1,667 are community transmission, and 205 are under investigation, the health district data shows.
During the briefing, City Manager Peter Zanoni said there were 1,378 cases over the last seven days. The county reported 416 cases over the weekend.
The eighth COVID-19-related death was a man in his 50s who died Sunday night, Zanoni said.
The data shows there are 93 COVID-19 patients currently in the hospital, with 29 in the intensive care unit. There have been 272 recoveries.
Nueces County cases
The city of Corpus Christi website gives a breakdown of COVID-19 cases in the county. The genders are not included in the age range breakdown on the website.
- Deaths — 8
- Hospitalized — 160
- Currently in hospital — 93
- In intensive care — 29
- Recovered — 272
* The number of people recovered will not be subtracted from the total number of cases, officials have said.
- Corpus Christi – Nueces County Public Health District; along with other state of Texas public testing labs – 0
- *Hospitals/Clinics/Physicians – 1,181
- Total – 17,756
*Hospital data includes number of tests requested through Driscoll Children’s Hospital, Christus Spohn, and Corpus Christi Medical Center. The figures don’t include tests requested by individual doctors in Nueces County. Not all tests have been completed, according to the website.
If you think you may have the virus, contact the Corpus Christi-Nueces County Public Health District at 361-826-7200 and a representative will give you instructions.
People who live with COVID-19-positive employees of STX Beef and those who live with an employee who has had contact with another COVID-19-positive employee can get tested for free. Those who want to get tested do not need to be showing symptoms. To get tested call 361-414-6700
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