Here's the place to come for the latest coronavirus-related news from the Coastal Bend. Check here often throughout the day for updates about our area and its response to this extraordinary, life-changing event.
You will find the latest information at the top of the story and all previously reported information below. We hope that including all these reports in one place will paint a more complete picture of the local response to the global COVID-19 pandemic.
Daily updates will continue to be provided via press releases and be updated here in our live blog and on kristv.com.
4:51 p.m. - Nueces County is reporting eight new deaths Wednesday; five men and two women ranging in ages from their 50s to their 90s.
2:15 p.m. - San Patricio County officials report there are 65 new cases in their county. That pushes the total in that county for the pandemic to 557 total cases. Two COVID patients remain in the hospital there and 291 are recovered.
10:58 p.m. - Kleberg Co. is reporting four new cases. Similarly to Monday, six confirmed cases were reported, but two were removed from the county's confirmed case because the patients reside inanother jurisdiction. It now has 283, with 129 active cases.
5:59 p.m. - Bee Co. is reporting 48 new COVID-19 cases for a total of 219.
5:41 p.m. - Nueces Co. is reporting 289 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, bringing the county's total to 9,105. Officials are reporting that 1,203 patients have recovered from the virus, while 408 people still are hospitalized. Of those, 121 patients currently are in the ICU.
3:23 p.m. - The San Patricio Public Health Preparedness Department reports 52 new cases Tuesday in San Pat county. Out of 224 active cases, currently two are in the hospital.
The county says the immediate risk of transmission is intermediate.
8:30 a.m. - Duval County is reporting they are now at 106 COVID cases. 42 of those cases are recovered.
10:58 p.m. - Kleberg Co. is reporting an increase of 11 cases to its count. Monday brought 14 new confirmed cases to the county, but three prior cases were deemed to be residents outside of its jurisdiction, leaving it with a total of 11 new cases for Monday. It has had a total of 279 confirmed cases.
4:55 p.m. - Nueces County officials report 237 new cases of COVID-19 Monday.
There are currently 380 COVID-19 patients in Nueces county hospitals, of which 116 are in intensive care units.
With 8 new deaths reported today, there have been 103 reported COVID-19 related deaths.
4:41 p.m. - The Corpus Christi - Nueces County Public Health District reports eight COVID-19 related deaths Monday.
The patients were five men and three women with ages between 40 and 90. Hypertension, diabetes, and cancer were among the patient's comorbidities.
3:16 p.m. - San Patricio officials report 37 new cases with no changes in the hospitalizations count. Out of the county's 440 positive cases, 187 are active, and 10 people have been released from COVID-19 protocol. The county says their immediate risk of transmission is intermediate.
9:00 a.m.- Brooks County is now at 56 COVID-19 cases. While 34 cases have been recovered, 22 cases remain active. Live Oak is at 101 COVID-19 cases. 40 are recovering and 71 are active. Kleberg County is reporting five additional cases raising its total to 268 COVID-19 cases.
8:40 a.m.- Bee County reports 14 new cases Monday. Those new cases raise the total to 215 COVID-19 cases.
8:00 a.m.- Duval County went up to 105 COVID-10 cases this weekend. They also now have 45 that are recovered. Jim Hogg County has 45 COVID-19 cases 28 of those cases are recovered while 14 remain active.
The previous COVID-19 local LIVE BLOG is right here.