State reports 2 deaths, 63 new COVID-19 cases in Brazos County Thursday | Local news
State reports 2 deaths, 63 new COVID-19 cases in Brazos County Thursday |  Local news

State reports 2 deaths, 63 new COVID-19 cases in Brazos County Thursday | Local news






Eagle staff report

State health officials reported two new COVID-related deaths and 63 new cases of the virus among Brazos County residents Thursday.

To date, 393 residents of Brazos County have died after testing positive for COVID-19, according to figures submitted by the Texas Department of State Health Services. Nineteen virus-related deaths have been reported this month.

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 54,054 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 274 as of Monday, the last date the numbers were released.

22 residents of Brazos County were admitted Wednesday 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 10.92% from Wednesday, the last date for which figures were reported. Other counties in the Brazos Valley region are Burleson, Robertson, Grimes, Madison, Washington and Leon.

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