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Crownover Hopes Comal County Can Reopen for Business Soon

Jen Crownover, Comal County Commissioner, Pct. 4, represents the Canyon Lake area on Commissioners Court. Image courtesy of Re-Elect Jen Crownover Facebook page.

Comal County confirmed two new COVID-19 cases Tuesday, both in households with two previously confirmed COVID-19 patients, but Precinct 4 (Canyon Lake area) Commissioner Jen Crownover said the trend is nonetheless positive.

“These are the first in a handful of days so the trend is a positive one,” she posted on her Facebook page. “We’re keeping an eye on the governor’s office. Hopefully in his next update, he’ll feel that things are safe enough to start reopening more of your businesses, and Comal County will follow suit. I know times are really tough right now, and the hardest part of my job at this point is seeing folks struggle, and that I can’t do more to help ease the pain of all this.”

This brings the number of cases reported in the county to 45.

The patients are a Garden Ridge resident in their 30s and a Spring Branch-area resident in their 50. They are self-isolating.

Tuesday’s Statistics

Also, the county confirmed the recovery of two more patients, bringing the total to 32. With six deaths, seven cases remain active among county residents, two of them hospitalized and the rest isolated at home.

As of Tuesday morning, the Office of Public Health has received reports of the following test information:

  • 594 tests conducted
  • 45 positive tests
  • 525 negative tests
  • 24 results still pending

Location Breakdown

Of the 45 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Comal County, the location breakdown is:

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

Information about COVID-19, as well as coronavirus-related county office closures and restrictions, is available at www.comalcountytx.com/covid19.

Residents with questions or concerns about the novel coronavirus can call the county’s dedicated COVID-19 hotline, 830-221-1120, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.


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  1. Margaret M Smith April 23, 2020

    We are so fortunate to have Commissioner Crownover watching over our interests at Canyon Lake. More so due to the lack of interest continually exhibited by the current Pct.1 Commissioner. Some things never change.


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