Comal County reported 303 new COVID-19 cases, pushing the county’s total number of cases reported since March 2020 to 25,206.
The total number of deceased remains 490.
On Friday, Comal County hospitals reported caring for 63 COVID-19 patients. Of those, 12 are in intensive care and five are on ventilators. Approximately 73% of these patients are unvaccinated.
Not all COVID-positive patients hospitalized in Comal County are necessarily county residents.
The percentage of fully vaccinated (two shots) residents in Comal County is 62.50%.
The Public Health Department refers residents seeking COVID testing to the Texas Division of Emergency Management website, meds.tdem.texas.gov, for more information.
The department is administering Moderna COVID-19 vaccines for those 18 and older and Pfizer vaccines for anyone five years and up. Booster vaccines are available.
To schedule an appointment call 830-221-1150. Call volume is high.