119 new COVID-19 cases in Victoria County Wednesday

Victoria County to host vaccine clinic next week

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VICTORIA, Texas—The Victoria County Public Health Department said there are 119 new COVID-19 cases recorded on Wednesday.

775 active cases

11,207 recovered

12,229 total cases

The state reports 272 people in Victoria County have died from this disease.

The health department tells us that since June 24, 87.29% of the new COVID-19 cases in the county are among the unvaccinated.

The Victoria six-county region now has a COVID-19 hospitalization rate of 29.16%. COVID-19 patients take up 29.2% of the region’s hospital capacity. There are four ICU beds available in the region.

The Victoria County Public Health Department will be hosting another Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine clinic September 16 at the Dr. Pattie Dodson Public Health Center from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The Texas Military Department will once again be involved in administering the vaccine. Health department director David Gonzales told me they haven’t seen much of a rise of patients the last few weeks in their Tuesday weekly COVID-19 vaccine clinic. He said they’ve had just pretty consistent numbers like before.