Nueces County reports one new case of COVID-19; total 107

Meagan Falcon

On the second day of Gov. Abbott’s order to reopen Texas, Nueces County reported one new case of coronavirus.

The county total is now 107.

The new case is considered to be “under investigation.” Nueces County Public Health District along with other of State of Texas public testing labs conducted five new COVID-19 tests. Local hospitals conducted 80 new tests.

The data also reports one person has recovered from the virus since Friday’s numbers were released.

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Heath care workers conduct COVID-19 testing at the Corpus Christi’s drive-thru testing center at the old Christus Spohn Memorial Hospital parking lot on Thursday, April 23, 2020. (Photo: Courtney Sacco/Caller-Times)

Nueces County cases

The city of Corpus Christi website gives a breakdown of COVID-19 cases in the county. The genders are not included in the age range breakdown on the website. 

Travel-related — 44 (new: 1)Person to person — 32 (new: 1)Community transmission — 23 (new: 1)Under investigation — 8 (new: 1)

Gender

Men — 57 (new: 1)Women — 50

Patient status

Deaths — 3Hospitalized — 28Currently in hospital — 4In intensive care — 1Recovered — 61*

* The number of people recovered will not be subtracted from the total number of cases, officials have said. 

Ages

0 to 19 years old — 220 to 29 years old — 1730 to 39 years old — 2340 to 49 years old — 2250 to 59 years old — 15 (new: 1)60 to 69 years old — 1470 to 79 years old — 1380 to 89 years old — 190+ — 0

City of residence 

*Numbers are unavailable for Saturday, May 2. Numbers are reported Monday through Friday by Corpus Christi city officials during daily briefings

ZIP code breakdown

78380 — 778339 — 178343 — 1 (New zip code added with a positive case)78348—  178410 — 278407 — 178401 — 378404 — 578405 — 378416 — 1278417 — 178411 — 578413 — 978412 — 1578414 —1478415 — 878418 — 1278373 — 7

Testing numbers

Corpus Christi – Nueces County Public Health District; along with other State of Texas public testing labs – 813  (5 new tests)

*Hospitals/Clinics/Physicians – 2,008 (80 new tests)

Total – 2,821

*Hospital data includes number of tests requested through from Driscoll Children’s Hospital, Christus Spohn, and Corpus Christi Medical Center. The figures don’t include tests requested by individual doctors in Nueces County. Not all tests have been completed, according to the website.

Coronavirus hotline 

If you think you may have the virus, contact the Corpus Christi – Nueces County Public Health District at 361-826-7200 and a representative will give you instructions.

If you have questions about Nueces County’s stay at home order call the county hotline: 361-414-6000.

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