Galveston County Health District today reports 22 new positive COVID-19 cases in Galveston County residents. This brings the county’s case total to 377. Recovered cases remain at 92. We are saddened to report one additional death.
- A female, age range 81-90, passed away April 10. She had pre-existing medical conditions. Today, the health district tested 169 people through its free COVID-19 drive-thru testing site. To date, 536 tests have been performed with 9 positive and 358 negative results reported back to the health district. All other results are currently pending. 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.
- Testing appointments are available through Saturday, April 18. 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, 4,255 Galveston County residents have been tested. This number does not include Galveston County residents who may have been tested outside the county.