An additional 19 new COVID-19 cases were reported Monday in Washington County, bringing the county’s total case count to 270 and its active count to 81.
All but one of Monday’s new cases were in patients from Brenham, with one from the old Washington area. The patients range in age from their teens to their 70s. The numbers for patients that are hospitalized, have recovered, or have died are unchanged from Friday’s case report; three patients are currently hospitalized, 158 have recovered, and 31 have died.
Monday’s 19 new cases surpass last Monday’s report of 16 cases as the county’s highest daily increase since April 29th, when 22 positive cases were added.
According to the Washington County Joint Information Center (JIC), the 270 total positive cases—including recovered and deceased patients—make up 0.75 percent of the population within the county.
Numbers at the Brenham Nursing and Rehabilitation Center (BNRC) are also unchanged from Friday; two cases remain active of the 112 positive cases, made up of 87 residents and 25 employees. Neither of the active cases are hospitalized. The facility has had 86 patient recoveries and 24 deaths.
The county as of Monday has performed an estimated 3,995 COVID-19 tests, with 223 coming from the BNRC.
The full list of COVID-19 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.