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 State Cases (historic case data- 2 weeks or older)(&) 0
 Health District Reporting (Daily Cases)
TOTAL CASES (&) 120 23,388

 Confirmed Positive
 Probable Positive
 Suspect Positive

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: November 11, 2020
Confirmed: A case that meets confirmatory laboratory evidence* (detection of SARS-CoV-2 RNA in a clinical or autopsy specimen using a molecular amplificationtest)

Probable: A case that: ▪ Meets clinical criteria AND epidemiologic linkage criteria with no confirmatory laboratory testing performed for SARS-CoV-2, OR ▪ Meets presumptive laboratory evidence* (detection of SARSCoV-2 by antigen test in a respiratory specimen) OR ▪ Meets vital records criteria (death certificate lists COVID-19 disease or SARS-CoV-2 as an underlying cause of death or a significant condition contributing to death) with no confirmatory laboratory testing performed for SARS-CoV-2.

Suspect: A case that: ▪ Meets supportive laboratory evidence* of: o Detection of specific antibody in serum, plasma, or whole blood, OR o Detection of specific antigen by immunocytochemistry in an autopsy specimen ▪ AND has no prior history of being a confirmed or probable case *Laboratory evidence using a method approved or authorized by the FDA or designated authority

(&) The State of Texas-DSHS has provided additional case data to the Nueces County Health Department in July, August, September, and October for positive cases reported directly to the state with date ranges of April through September, total case count can be found above. These cases will be added into the overall reporting of Covid-19 statistics for Nueces County.


 Deaths  1

 Currently in Hospital
 -ICU (of those in Hospital) 47
 Recovered ^ 21274

 This table is based on the available data at the time of analysis (11/23/20 - 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.



COVID-19 Test Collection Sites » November 23, 2020

COVID-19 Safety Tips for Thanksgiving Celebrations » November 19, 2020

Health District to Host Free Flu Vaccine Clinic » November 19, 2020

The Public Health District Changes Operational Schedule » November 17, 2020

COVID-19 Vaccine Providers Needed » October 19, 2020

COVID-19 Testing Registration » September 29, 2020



TABC Approves Nueces County Opt-In Request for Bars to Open at 50% » October 15, 2020

Governor Abbott Issues Executive Order To Open Bars In Qualifying Counties » October 7, 2020

Governor Greg Abbott Issues Executive Order Relating to Hospital Capacity » September 17, 2020

Governor Greg Abbott Expands Capacity for Certain Services in Texas (GA-30) » September 17, 2020

Vessel Docking and Disembarkation Order Extended » September 14, 2020

View All Orders »       View Open Texas Checklists »

Phone Numbers


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 for more testing locations. 

COVID-19 Drive-thru Testing Registration »

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Now accepting ALL COVID-19 positive patients (insured and uninsured). Hours are Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. If you have a positive test result from ANY source, please call (361) 826-8019 to make an appointment with the clinic. The clinic can help you to manage your symptoms. Staff are trained to:

• Act as your case manager
• See you in person
• See you through telehealth services
• Help answer questions
• Advise as to when a hospital visit may be needed » 



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

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