Eagle staff report
State health officials reported two new COVID-related deaths and 62 new cases of the virus among Brazos County residents over the weekend, including 11 new cases Monday.
To date, 396 residents of Brazos County have died after being tested positive for COVID-19, according to figures submitted by the Texas Department of State Health Services.
The Brazos County Health Department no longer reports COVID-19 case numbers. The number of active cases in the county and the positivity of the county are unknown.
The Department of State Health Services has reported 54,159 confirmed cases of the virus in Brazos County since the pandemic began in 2020.
A Texas A&M University website said the number of active, self-reported cases of the virus among students, faculty members and staff was 150 from Friday, the last date the numbers were released.
Fourteen residents of Brazos County were admitted Friday for treatment of symptoms related to the virus, the Brazos County Health District said.
The percentage of patients admitted with COVID-19 in the state’s Trauma Service Area N – Brazos County and six surrounding counties – was 8.13% from Sunday, the last date for which figures were reported. Other counties in the Brazos Valley region are Burleson, Robertson, Grimes, Madison, Washington and Leon.