On Saturday, April 25, the Galveston County Health District reported 17 new positive COVID-19 cases in Galveston County residents. This brings the county’s case total to 539.
GCHD is reporting one additional death.
- A male, age range 81-90, passed away April 22. He had pre-existing medical conditions.
There are 196 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. Twenty of the 22 deaths reported to date by the health district are related to long-term care facilities in Galveston County.
The GCHD is reporting a total of 262 recoveries.
To date, 3,104 tests have been performed with 56 positive and 2,892 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.
Next week, the health district will offer free COVID-19 testing in Texas City Monday-Friday, in League City Monday-Wednesday and in Galveston on Thursday and Friday.