Washington County is now up to 191 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 25 deaths.
The eight cases reported Wednesday were in seven women and one man, all from Brenham, ranging from their 30s to their 80s. One of the patients is an employee of the Brenham Nursing and Rehabilitation Center (BNRC), which removed one resident case from the confirmed list after county officials discovered the patient was not a county resident.
Wednesday’s death was said to be a member of the general public. Twenty-two of the county’s 25 COVID-19 related deaths have been linked to the BNRC.
Of the 191 positive cases in the county, 115 are active. Eleven patients are currently hospitalized, while 51 have recovered from the virus.
A total of 109 cases have been reported at the BNRC, consisting of 86 residents and 23 employees. Of the facility’s 75 active cases, three patients remain hospitalized, and 12 have recovered.
As of Wednesday, county officials have performed an estimated 1,321 COVID-19 tests, 127 of those at the BNRC.
The full list of confirmed cases in the county can be seen at www.washingtoncountyems.net/covid-19-confirmed-cases. To visit the JIC website providing COVID-19 information, click here.