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Comal County Confirms 22 New Cases of COVID-19, Adds Another 13 ‘Backlogged’

Residents wishing to be tested for COVID-19 can call the county’s dedicated hotline, 830-221-1120, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Comal County reported 35 additional cases of COVID-19 today but said 13 of them are “backlogged” cases that weren’t counted before.

Of the 22 new cases, 19 are confirmed and three are probable. The seven-day positivity rate for Tuesday is 10.03%.

The county now has 151 active, confirmed-and-probable COVID-19 cases. Of them, eight are hospitalized.

There are four COVID-19 patients hospitalized in county hospitals. Two of them are in intensive care and on ventilators. There are no cases of COVID-19 in nursing homes.

County also reported another 84 patients recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total amount reported since March to 3,199.

There are now 3,466 confirmed-and-probable COVID-19 cases.

Location of New Cases

New Braunfels – 24
North of Canyon Lake – 1
South of Canyon Lake – 1
S. Comal County (Garden Ridge) – 1
Bulverde/Spring Branch – 7
Fair Oaks – 1

Age Range of New Cases

Under 20 – 7
20s – 5
30s/40s – 7
50s/60s – 10
70 and older – 6

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