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LIVE BLOG: Local COVID-19 pandemic numbers 2/2/21 - 2/8/21

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Posted at 7:43 PM, Feb 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-08 13:03:50-05

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2/7 updates:

5:11 p.m. - Jim Wells County reports eight additional confirmed cases and three new probable cases Sunday.

This brings their total case count to 3,319.

4:36 p.m. - The Nueces County-Corpus Christi Public Health District is reporting 43 new cases Sunday, for a total of 36,203 reported confirmed cases since March.

4:05 p.m. - Nueces County is reporting two deaths Sunday. The two patients who died were in their 50s and 70s, and had underlying conditions such as diabetes and high-blood pressure.

2/6 updates:

The Nueces County Health District reported five new COVID-19 deaths and 114 new coronavirus cases on Saturday.

The fatalities were two males and three females with ages ranging in their 60’s, 70’s, and 80's.

The comorbidities of the patients included diabetes, heart disease and hypertension.

The total death count in the county is 668 during the pandemic.

9:58 a.m. - Jim Wells County reports eight new cases from Friday for a total of 3,329 confirmed reported cases.

2/5 updates:

5:10 p.m. - San Patricio County reports 2,954 reported confirmed cases.

10:15 a.m. - Jim Wells County is reporting four cases from Thursday and 19 cases from Friday for a total of 3,311 reported cases.

9:15 a.m. - Aransas County reports that, as of Feb. 2, it had 741 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

2/4 updates:

4:40 p.m. - 169 new cases reported in Nueces County, making the total 35,936 with 32,542 recoveries.

4:25 p.m. - Nueces County Public Health District reports two COVID-19 related deaths.

According to the county, the patients' comorbidities included diabetes and hypertension and were female and male with ages between 40 and 70.

The total death count rises to 663.

3:51 p.m. - Jim Wells County announces a COVID-19 vaccination clinic this Saturday, Feb. 6.

1,000 doses of the Pfizer vaccinations will be administered on a first-come, first-serve basis.

There is no pre-registration for this event according to Jim Wells County Judge Juan Rodriguez's office.

Gates will open at 3 a.m. at the Jim Wells County Fairgrounds, 3001 S Johnson St, Alice, TX 78332.

Vaccinations will not be administered until 7:30 a.m. and 8 a.m..

The vaccinations are for individuals who fall under the 1-A and 1-B phases.

3:50 p.m. - 774 total cases reported in Aransas county since the beginning of the pandemic.

10:30 a.m. - Jim Wells County Judge Juan Rodriguez and the Office of Emergency Management report 18 additional cases of COVID-19.

Jim Wells County has a total of 3,286 cases of COVID-19 with 481 probable cases.

For the county, the Department of State Health Services online dashboard shows 3,278 recoveries, 396 active cases, and 75 COVID-19 related fatalities, as of yesterday.

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2/3 updates:

Brooks County reports 5 new COVID-19 cases and one probable case Wednesday, raising the county-wide confirmed and probable case total to 729. Of those, 53 are active cases.

The county reports 31 total COVID-19 related deaths, since the pandemic started.

645 people have recovered from the virus in the county.

9:11 p.m. - Live Oak County reports a total of 1,059 cases. Out of these cases, 287 of them are inmates and the remaining 772 are not. All inmates have recovered.

Altogether, they have 142 confirmed cases active and 84 probable cases.

The county has reported 16 deaths total.

4:51 p.m. - The Corpus Christi-Nueces County Public Health District reports three COVID-19 related deaths. The patients, three males in their '70s and '80s, had comorbidities including diabetes and hypertension. The total death count rises to 661.

9:13 a.m. - Jim Wells County Judge Juan Rodriguez and the Office of Emergency Management report 3 additional cases of COVID-19 for a total of 3,268. 481 cases are considered probable.

For the county, the Department of State Health Services online dashboard shows 3,238 recoveries, 430 active cases, and 74 COVID-19 related fatalities, as of yesterday.

2/2 updates:

4:30 p.m. - Nueces County is reporting two deaths and 212 cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of deaths to 658, and the total number of cases in the county to 35,610, From these, 32,147 have reportedly recovered.

9:33 a.m.- Jim Wells County is reporting 34 additional cases of COVID-19 in the county with one backlogged cases and 5 probable backlogged cases. Active cases in the county are currently at 420, with a total of
3,265 cases and 477 probables cases in the county. 74 deaths have been reported, and 3,209 have recovered.

8:34 a.m.- Refugio County is reporting 56 active cases of COVID-19 in the county, with 527 confirmed cases and 51 probable cases. From these, 505 have recovered, and there has been 17 deaths reported total.

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