Brazos County health officials reported 11 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, bringing the county’s overall number of cases to 373.
Eighteen Brazos County residents have died from the illness, but no new deaths have been reported since May 8.
Officials said Thursday that 170 people have recovered from COVID-19 in Brazos County, and 185 cases remain active. Six Brazos County residents were hospitalized Thursday with the illness, officials said.
In Brazos County, there have been 6,167 tests for COVID-19 given. Local health officials said Thursday that a miscalculation led to a lower number of tests previously reported.
Grimes County announced two additional cases on Thursday. The county now has 91 patients with COVID-19, 61 of whom are Texas Department of Criminal Justice inmates, officials said.
According to the Grimes County Office Emergency Management, two men in their 60s have tested positive. Both reside within the Navasota city limits. There are 78 active cases and 12 recoveries in Grimes County, and one person — an inmate at the Wallace Pack Unit — has died.
Other counties in the Brazos Valley did not see any increases over Wednesday’s numbers.
Robertson County has seven cases, with two recoveries, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services. Milam County has 27 cases, with 19 recoveries. One person has died there.
In Leon County, there are nine cases with three recoveries. Madison County has eight cases, with two recoveries. In Burleson County, there are 20 COVID-19 cases, with three recoveries.
Washington County officials continue to report 191 cases, with 11 hospitalizations and 25 deaths. According to the DSHS, there have been 41 patients who have recovered in Washington County.
Texas officials reported 945 more cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, bringing the total number of known cases to 52,268. The state reported 21 additional deaths, bringing the total to 1,440. According to the Texas Tribune, this is an increase of about 1% over Wednesday.
Also Thursday, Texas officials reported the number of antibody tests it was previously counting with viral tests. The Texas Tribune reported that 49,313 antibody tests were included as part of the state’s “total tests” tally, which represents about 6.4% of the total tests. There were 1,680 patients known to be hospitalized in Texas, which is a decrease of 111 patients from Wednesday.