Comal County Adds Eight New COVID-19 Cases, Largest One-Day Total So Far
Comal County on Monday confirmed eight new cases of COVID-19, its largest one-day total so far.
This brings to 108 the number of cases reported in the county, the Office of Public Health said in a statement issued on Tuesday.
Seven of the cases are from New Braunfels, ranging in age from their 30s through their 60s, and the eighth is a central Comal County resident in their 50s, the county said in a statement issued on Tuesday.
All are home-isolating except a New Braunfels resident in their 30s who is hospitalized in New Braunfels.
The county also confirmed one recovery from COVID-19, for a total of 79. With seven deaths, the county now has 22 active COVID-19 cases, five of them hospitalized.
3,114 tests conducted
108 positive tests
2,956 negative tests
50 results still pending
Of the 108 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Comal County, the location breakdown is:
53 from New Braunfels or the immediate area
15 from north of Canyon Lake
13 from the Bulverde area
7 from eastern Comal County
5 from the Spring Branch area
4 from south of Canyon Lake
3 from Garden Ridge
3 from central Comal County
2 from Fair Oaks Ranch
2 from southwest Comal County
1 from Schertz
Information about COVID-19, as well as a list of county office reopenings and numbers to call for testing, is available at www.comalcountytx.com/covid19.
Residents with questions or concerns about the novel coronavirus can call the county’s dedicated COVID-19 hotline, 830-221-1120, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.