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Seventy New COVID-19 Cases Added to Comal County’s Data After State’s System Goes Down

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Seventy New COVID-19 Cases Added to Comal County’s Data After State’s System Goes Down

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Comal County reported 70 new COVID-19 cases today but said the state’s data system was down for a short period of time this week.

Figures reported today are an accumulation of cases, the county explained in a statement.

Some 20,295 cases of the virus have been reported in the county since March 2020. The total number of deceased remains 468.

On Thursday, county hospitals reported caring for eight COVID-19 patients. Two are in intensive care and three are on ventilators. One hundred percent of these patients are unvaccinated.

Not all COVID-positive patients hospitalized in Comal County are necessarily county residents.

Some 60.45% of county residents are fully vaccinated.

Public Health is administering Moderna COVID-19 vaccines for those 18 years and older and Pfizer vaccines for anyone five years and up.

Those who are at high risk and qualify for a third dose or a booster also can call to schedule an appointment for a vaccine. The number is 830-221-1150.

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