Friday: 37 New Cases, One Death Reported by County
A New Braunfels woman in her 90s has died of COVID-19, Comal County said in a statement today.
Hers is the 122nd death from the virus reported since March.
The county also reported 37 new COVID-19 cases, bringng the total to 3,918. Twenty-eight are new and nine are backlogged.
Of the new cases, 22 are probable and six are confirmed.
The county’s seven-day positivity rate now stands at 7.79%. The rate for the State of Texas is 10.75%.
There are now 173 active, confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases. Of those, four are hospitalized.
On Friday, Comal County hospitals reported caring for nine COVID-19 patients. Of those, three are in intensive care and one is on a ventilator.
Location Breakdown of New Cases
New Braunfels – 27
North of Canyon Lake – 1
South of Canyon Lake – 1
S. Comal County (Garden Ridge) – 1
Bulverde/Spring Branch 7
Age Breakdown of New Cases
Under 20 – 3
20s – 8
30s/40s – 12
50s/60s – 9
70 and older – 5