County Reports One Death, 12 New Cases of COVID-19
A New Braunfels man in his 70s died from COVID-19 in a San Antonio hospital on Aug. 30, Comal County said in a statement today.
The county also reported 12 new confirmed cases of COVID-19. Thirteen are in New Braunfels, and one was reported in a resident living on the south side of Canyon Lake.
There were three new cases reported in residents under the age of 20, one in a person in their 20s, one in their 30s/40s, two in their 50s/60s and seven in people aged 70 and older.
The seven-day positivity rate for Thursday is 11.07%. The county now has 308 active, confirmed-and-probable COVID-19 cases. Of them, 39 are hospitalized.
Another 26 recoveries were confirmed. Comal County has reported 3,128 cases since the pandemic began in March.
On Thursday, Comal County hospitals reported caring for six COVID-19 patients; of those, two are in intensive care and one is on a ventilator. Not all of these patients are necessarily county residents; likewise, not all county residents hospitalized with COVID-19 are in Comal County hospitals.
- 21,410 tests conducted
- 2,493 confirmed cases
- 635 probable cases