Corpus Christi – Nueces County Report Nine COVID-19-related deaths
Corpus Christi – Nueces County Report Nine COVID-19-related deaths

Corpus Christi – Nueces County Report Nine COVID-19-related deaths

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – Corpus Christi – Nueces County Public Health District was notified of nine COVID-19-related deaths. The patients were six men and three women in their 50s, 70s, and 90s. Comorbidity included hypertension, diabetes, breast cancer, thyroid disease, heart disease, COPD, hyperlipidemia, kidney disease, and morbid obesity. Our condolences go to their families and friends. Additional information will not be released for the sake of privacy and confidentiality.

All residents of Nueces County must do everything possible to stop the spread of COVID-19. Here are the public health strategies we should all follow:

● Wear a mask when you are in public

● Practice social distancing with everyone outside your nearest household

● Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds

● Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands

● Avoid close contact with sick people

● Stay home when you are sick

● Often disinfect affected surfaces at home and at work

● Get vaccinated as soon as possible

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