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Comal County Reports Two More Deaths, Confirms 38th Case of COVID-19

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Comal County on Monday morning, April 13, confirmed its fifth and sixth deaths related to COVID-19, as well as a 38th case of the disease.

Both deaths were men in their 80s who had been hospitalized in San Antonio; one from Bulverde died Saturday, and one from south of Canyon Lake died Sunday. They were already included among the active cases confirmed by the county.

“Our hearts go out to their loved ones, who have suffered an irreplaceable loss,” said County Judge Sherman Krause. “The best thing all of us can do to stop the spread of COVID-19 and save lives is to stay home and maintain social distancing.”

The 38th case is a patient under 19 who lives south of Canyon Lake. They are home-isolated.

With 16 recoveries and six deaths, Comal County now has 16 confirmed active cases of COVID-19. Two of those cases remain hospitalized, while the rest are isolating themselves at home.

Monday Morning Statistics

  • 377 tests conducted
  • 38 positive tests
  • 259 negative tests
  • 80 results still pending

Location Breakdown

  • 12 from New Braunfels or the immediate area
  • 7 from the Bulverde area
  • 5 from eastern Comal County
  • 4 from north of Canyon Lake
  • 4 from south of Canyon Lake
  • 2 from Fair Oaks Ranch
  • 2 from the Spring Branch area
  • 1 from central Comal County
  • 1 from southwest Comal County

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