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New Braunfels Resident Who Lived in Guadalupe County Dies of COVID-19

Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) has not released any further details about the death. The New Braunfels resident lived on the Guadalupe County side of the city.

A New Braunfels man in his 50s who lived on the Guadalupe County side of the city has died of COVID-19.

It’s Guadalupe County’s first COVID-19 death, Guadalupe County Emergency Management Coordinator Patrick Pinder said in a news release today.

County officials were notified of the death by Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS).

“At this time, DSHS has not released any information on the death,” Pinder said.

There are now nine active cases of COVID-19 inside New Braunfels city limits. Twenty-four individuals have since recovered.

Seventeen cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Guadalupe County since Wednesday, June 18, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 225.

Multiple cases are in the same households, Guadalupe County said. Out of 46 active cases, 28 are counted as probable.

As of Wednesday there also are three active cases of COVID-19 in Cibolo, 11 in Seguin, three in Schertz, two in Marion, one in Selma, 13 in unincorporated areas, three hospitalized and one at the Silver Tree Nursing and Rehabilitation Home in Schertz.

Some 178 people have recovered from COVID-19.

MyCanyonLake.com has asked DSHS for additional information.

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