Two new COVID-19 related deaths and six new confirmed cases reported in Victoria County

Both deceased individuals were in their 70s
Daily COVID-19 Count September 16th, 2020

Courtesy of Victoria County OEM

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria County Public Health Department is reporting Wednesday two additional COVID-19-related deaths in Victoria County.

The patients, a female Victoria County resident in her 70’s and a male Victoria County resident in his 70’s were both hospitalized in Victoria. To respect and honor the families, no further personal information will be released.

A statement from the The Victoria County Public Health Department explains that they have reviewed death certificate data from the Department of State Health Services and received notification of 16 additional COVID-19 related deaths of Victoria County residents that we will now include in our totals.

As of 5:15 pm Wednesday, there are:

  • 6 new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County
  • 79 currently active cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County
  • 3,984 total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County

For up-to-date information regarding total tests conducted, hospitalization numbers, etc. please visit The Texas Department of State Health Services.

For information regarding COVID-19 test sites available across the state of Texas, please visit: https://tdem.texas.gov/covid-19/

For any questions or concerns regarding COVID-19, please contact the COVID-19 hotline at (361) 580-5796. Hours of operation are Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Disclaimer: These daily numbers and demographics are subject to change as Victoria County OEM complete their epidemiological investigations.

Please help the community to combat COVID-19 by wearing a mask or facial covering, practicing social distancing and good hygiene, and staying home if you are sick.

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