Galveston County Health District: 21 New Cases, Total At 308

Galveston County Health District today reports 21 new positive COVID-19 cases in Galveston County residents. This brings the county’s case total to 308.

We are also saddened to report two additional deaths:

  • A male, age range 61-70, passed away April 9. He had pre-existing medical conditions.
  • A female, age range 81-90, passed away April 9. She had pre-existing medical conditions.

The health district today opened its first free COVID-19drive-thru testing site for high-risk people who meet specific screening criteria. 156 people were tested at the site today. The testing site is open by appointment only at the Galveston County Health District, 9850 Emmett F. Lowry Expressway in Texas City. For pre-screening and appointments, please call 409.978.4040.

GCHD also announcing 7 new recovered cases, bringing the total to 90.

  • Female, 21-30
  • Female, 41-50
  • Male, 61-70
  • Male, 61-70
  • Male, 21-30
  • Female, 31-40
  • Female, 41-50

To date 2,716 Galveston County residents have been tested. This number does not include Galveston County residents who may have been tested outside the county.

Photo: Getty Images

Galveston County Opens First Test Site Thursday - Thumbnail Image

Galveston County Opens First Test Site Thursday

Galveston: 15 new COVID-19 cases, 287 total; 5 new recovered, 83 total - Thumbnail Image

Galveston: 15 new COVID-19 cases, 287 total; 5 new recovered, 83 total

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