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Comal County Reports COVID-19 Deaths of Spring Branch Woman in Her 60s, New Braunfels Man in His 80s

Comal County's Public Health Community Outreach team was at the Community Resource and Recreation Center of Canyon Lake (CRRC) today to answer questions about COVID-19 and flu vaccines. If you missed them today, stop by Tye Preston Memorial Library, 16311 S. Access Rd., Canyon Lake, beginning at 9 a.m. Thursday. Image courtesy of Comal County.

Comal County’s COVID-19 death toll rose to 462 today.

A Spring Branch woman in her 60s died on Nov. 14 of the virus at a New Braunfels hospital, the county said in a statement. A New Braunfels man in his 80s passed away Nov. 11 at a Seguin hospital.

The county also confirmed 19 new COVID-19 cases, for a total of 19,953 since reporting began in March 2020.

On Wednesday, Comal County hospitals reported caring for nine COVID-19 patients. One is in intensive care and on a ventilator. Approximately 78% of these patients are unvaccinated. Not all COVID-positive patients in county hospitals are necessarily county residents.

Some 59.60% of Comal County residents are vaccinated.

The county’s Public Health Department is administering Moderna COVID-19 vaccines to those 18 years and older, and Pfizer vaccines for anyone five years and older.

Those who are high risk and qualify for a third dose or a booster also can call 830-221-1150 to schedule an appointment for a vaccine.

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