County Reports 309 New COVID-19 Cases for Saturday, Sunday and Monday

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Comal County's COVID-19 dashboard for Wednesday, Jan. 19.
Comal County's COVID-19 dashboard for Wednesday, Jan. 19.

Comal County released COVID-19 statistics for Saturday, Sunday and Monday today following the three-day holiday weekend.

The county added 309 new cases of the virus, bringing total cases to 24,637 since reporting began in March 2020.

On Wednesday, hospitalizations rose to 64 COVID-19 patients. Twelve are in intensive care and three are on ventilators. Approximately 86% of these patients are unvaccinated.

Not all COVID-positive patients hospitalized in Comal County are necessarily county residents.

Some 62.40% of all county residents are fully vaccinated (two shots). The number of deceased remains 490.

County residents seeking to be tested for COVID-19 are asked to visit meds.tdem.texas.gov, county Public Information Officer Cary Zayas said.

To make an appointment to be vaccinated, call the county’s Public Health Department at 830-221-1150. Call volume is high.

The county is administering Moderna COVID-19 vaccines for those 18 and older, and Pfizer vaccines for anyone five years and up. Booster vaccines also are available.

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