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May 5: New Braunfels Resident in Their 20s Tests Positive for COVID-19

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Comal County on Monday confirmed its 59th case of COVID-19, a New Braunfels resident in their 20s who is self-isolating.

In a statement on Tuesday, the county also confirmed a 42nd recovery and the discharge from hospitals of three COVID-19 patients, leaving just one Comal County resident hospitalized among 11 active cases. The rest are self-isolating at home.

Tuesday’s Statistics

  • 868 tests conducted
  • 59 positive tests
  • 741 negative tests
  • 68 results still pending

Information about COVID-19, as well as a list of county office reopenings and numbers to call for testing, 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. Elizabeth May 6, 2020

    When I learned about covid-19 I got on sick leave. That was on April 4 2020. I haven’t went back to work, one of the manager told me if don’t come back by the dline I can lose my job. I’m scared to get it. I live with my son inlaw and daughter and theres 4 kids.


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