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New Braunfels Man Dies, Two New Cases of COVID-19 Confirmed in Canyon Lake

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New Braunfels Man Dies, Two New Cases of COVID-19 Confirmed in Canyon Lake

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Today's announcement by Comal County's Office of Public Health brings to 90 the number of positive cases in the county, which now has seven deaths, 67 recoveries and 16 active cases of COVID-19, four of them hospitalized.

A New Braunfels man in his 90s who tested positive for COVID-19 on May 12 died on May 17, and another two Canyon Lake residents have tested positive for the disease, Comal County said in a statement on Thursday, May 28.

This brings to 90 the number of positive cases in Comal County, which now has seven deaths, 67 recoveries and 16 active cases of COVID-19, four of them hospitalized.

The other two positive cases are a north side Canyon Lake resident in their 60s who is home-isolating and a south side resident in their 80s who is hospitalized in New Braunfels.

Thursday’s Statistics

  • 2,959 tests conducted
  • 90 positive tests
  • 2,770 negative tests
  • 99 results still pending

These numbers include 1,465 nursing home tests taken last week, of which 1,433 were negative and one was positive, with the rest pending.

Location Breakdown

  • 37 from New Braunfels or the immediate area
  • 15 from north of Canyon Lake
  • 13 from the Bulverde area
  • 7 from eastern Comal County
  • 4 from the Spring Branch area
  • 4 from south of Canyon Lake
  • 3 from Garden Ridge
  • 2 from Fair Oaks Ranch
  • 2 from southwest Comal County
  • 2 from central Comal County
  • 1 from Schertz

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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