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