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Posted on: March 13, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Galveston County COVID-19 Positive Case Count at 595

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On Thursday, April 30, the Galveston County Health District reported 23 new positive COVID-19 cases in Galveston County residents. This brings the county’s case total to 595

There are 11 additional recoveries, bringing that total to 328.

There are also  two additional deaths:

  • A male, age range 71-80, passed away April 29. He had pre-existing medical conditions.
  • A female, age range 81-90, passed away April 29. She had pre-existing medical conditions.

Of the county’s 595 cases, 218 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 our daily case update graphic. Twenty-three of the 26 deaths reported to date by the health district are related to long-term care facilities in Galveston County

On April 30, the health district tested a total of 220 people (84 in Galveston and 136 in Texas City) through its free COVID-19 drive-thru testing sites. To date, 3,989 tests have been performed with 67 positive and 3,513 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.

The health district will offer free COVID-19 testing in Texas City and Galveston on Friday.

To date, 16,332 Galveston County residents have been tested. This number does not include Galveston County residents who may have been tested outside the county.

cases April 30

Recovered cases April 30


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