Galveston County Health District today reports 33 new positive COVID-19 cases in Galveston County residents. This brings the county’s case total to 341.
We are saddened to report one new death.
- A male, age range 71-80, passed away April 9. He had pre-existing medical conditions.
We’re reporting 1 new recovered case, bringing the total to 91.
Today, the health district tested 152 people through its free COVID-19 drive-thru testing site. Testing is not limited to just Galveston County residents, but only county residents who tested positive for COVID-19 will be included in the health district’s daily case update. The testing site is open by appointment only at the Galveston County Health District, 9850 Emmett F. Lowry Expressway in Texas City. For pre-screening and appointments, please call 409.978.4040. To date 3,759 Galveston County residents have been tested. This number does not include Galveston County residents who may have been tested outside the county.