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Statistics

Please note these are abbreviated numbers. The statistics on the Arc GIS Dashboard contain greater detail, including Zip Code data. Information on www.cctexas.com/coronavirus is updated between 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. Data on Arc GIS Dashboard is updated between 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. Update schedule is approximate.

STATISTICS FOR THURSDAY, AUGUST 6, 2020
Posted at 5:15 p.m.

   NEW CASES  TOTAL
 Travel-related 0
65
 Person to Person
 (Close Contact)
0
188
 Community Transmission
0
13068
 Under Investigation 231
231
 Total 231 13552

   NEW CASES  TOTAL
 Confirmed Positive
179
10755

   NEW CASES  TOTAL
 Probable Positive
52
2797

The State of Texas is requiring that all health authorities break out there positive cases into either confirmed positives or probable positive results by July 24th. Please see DSHS definitions below for the two categories. p.m.

DSHS Surveillance Case Definitions for 2019 Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)- Revised: May 11, 2020
Confirmed: A case that is laboratory confirmed (detection of SARS-CoV-2 RNA in a clinical specimen using a molecular amplification detection test)
Probable: A case that meets clinical criteria AND epidemiologic linkage criteria with no confirmatory laboratory testing performed for COVID-19, OR Using a method approved or authorized by the FDA or designated authority, meets presumptive laboratory evidence of Detection of specific antigen (Ag) in a clinical specimen, OR Detection of a specific antibody in serum, plasma, or whole blood indicative of a new or recent infection, AND meets either clinical criteria OR epidemiologic linkage criteria. OR Meets vital records criteria (death certificate lists COVID-19 disease or SARS-CoV-2 as a cause of death or a significant condition contributing to death) with no confirmatory laboratory testing performed for COVID-19.


SURVEILLANCE IN NUECES COUNTY

   NEW CASES  TOTAL
 Deaths  10
227

 CASE STATUS
 NUMBER
 Hospitalized***
753
 Currently in Hospital
306
 -ICU (of those in Hospital) 126
 Recovered ^ 6103

 This table is based on the available data at the time of analysis (8/6/20 - 4 pm).  The additional cases are still under investigation. 

 ***Those hospitalized at some point during illness

 ^Recovered are those patients that were positive for COVID-19 and now are well and have met the criteria to be released from quarantine.

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RECENT UPDATES

COVID-19 Test Collection Sites » August 5, 2020

Health District Back to School Drive-Thru Immunization Clinics »
Beginning August 5 for eligible children, 4-18 years old.

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RECENT ORDERS

Beach Curfew and Vehicular Access Restrictions Extended » July 31, 2020

Hurricane Hanna - Nueces County Beach Curfew and Access Order » July 25, 2020

Revised for Tropical Storm Hanna - City Order authorizing Closure of Beaches and Parks to Vehicles and Requiring Activity while on North Beach or McGee Beach » July 24, 2020

Local Health Authority Order For Independent School Districts in Nueces County delaying On-Campus Instruction » July 16, 2020

Nueces County Judge Barbara Canales Extends Docking and Disembarkation of Vessels Order » July 16, 2020

Nueces County Judge Barbara Canales Issues Order to Restrict Vehicular Access to and Imposes Curfew at Beaches to Combat COVID-19 » July 15, 2020

City Order authorizing Closure of Beaches and Parks to Vehicles and Requiring Activity while on North Beach or McGee Beach » July 15, 2020

Nueces County Judge Barbara Canales Issues Order to Combat Spread of COVID-19 regarding Facial Coverings and Masks » July 10, 2020

Governor Abbott Extends Statewide COVID-19 Disaster Declaration » July 10, 2020

View All Orders »       View Open Texas Checklists »

Phone Numbers

TESTING

If you think you have the Coronavirus, please contact the Corpus Christi – Nueces County Public Health District at (361) 826-7200 and a representative will give you instructions.

You may also visit bit.ly/txtestsites for more testing locations. This site is managed by the Texas Division of Emergency Management and Texas Department of State Health Services.

View More Testing Options »

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QUESTIONS

For Questions regarding Nueces County Orders, please call or email Nueces County.

County Hotline
(From 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.) 

(361) 414-6000

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OFFICE

Main Health District Building
Address: 1702 Horne Rd.
Phone: (361) 826-7200

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