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Posted on: March 13, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Galveston County COVID-19 Positive Case Count at 554

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On Tuesday April 28, the Galveston County Health District reported six new positive COVID-19 cases in Galveston County residents. This brings the county’s case total to 554.

Of the county’s 554 cases, 199 are tied to long-term care facilities. This count includes residents and employees. Cities that have seen a large number of cases tied to long-term care facilities are noted on the daily case update graphic. Twenty-one of the 24 deaths reported to date by the health district are related to long-term care facilities in Galveston County.

Cases April 28

As of April 28, there are 

Recovered Cases April 28

On April 28, the health district tested a total of 235 people (94 in League City and 141 in Texas City) through its free COVID-19 drive-thru testing sites. To date, 3,592 tests have been performed with 58 positive and 3,082 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.

This week, the health district will offer free COVID-19 testing in Texas City Wednesday-Friday, in League City on Wednesday, and in Galveston Thursday and Friday.

To date, 15,556 Galveston County residents have been tested. This number does not include Galveston County residents who may have been tested outside the county.

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