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County Reports 36 New COVID-19 Cases

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Comal County reported 36 new cases of COVID-19 cases Thursday, bringing the county’s total to 3,881.

Twenty-three of the cases are new, 12 are backlogged and one is a suspect case. The seven-day positivity rate for Thursday is 8.75%. The seven-day positivity rate for Texas is 10.75%.

Twenty-nine of the cases are probable. Six are confirmed.

There are now 162 active, confirmed-and-probable COVID-19 cases in the county. Of those, four are hospitalized.

In a statement, the county also reported seven additional recoveries, for a total of 3,598.

On Thursday, Comal County hospitals reported caring for eight COVID-19 patients. Of those, three are in intensive care and one is on a ventilator.

Location Breakdown of New Cases

New Braunfels – 21
North of Canyon Lake – 2
South of Canyon Lake – 1
S. Comal County (Garden Ridge) – 3
Bulverde/Spring Branch – 9

Age Range of New Cases

Under 20 – 3
20s – 3
30s/40s – 12
50s/60s – 11
70 and older – 7

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