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Brazos County reports 11 new COVID-19 cases Monday
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Brazos County reports 11 new COVID-19 cases Monday

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The number of active COVID-19 cases in Brazos County held steady week over week. As of Monday, 211 cases were considered active in the county, 11 more than the number reported on Friday.

Brazos County health officials reported 11 new cases of COVID-19 among county residents on Monday.

Health officials have confirmed 23,696 cases of COVID-19 in the county since the pandemic began more than a year ago.

Officials with the Brazos County Health District said 23,231 cases were considered recovered on Monday; health officials classify all cases older than two weeks as recovered.

Fifteen Brazos County residents were hospitalized Monday for treatment of symptoms related to the virus, officials said, the same number that was reported on Friday.

The percentage of patients with COVID-19 in the state’s Trauma Service Area N — Brazos County and six surrounding counties — was 5.7% on Monday. Other counties in the region are Burleson, Robertson, Grimes, Madison, Washington and Leon counties.

There were 19 lab-confirmed COVID-19 patients hospitalized in the seven-county region on Monday and eight intensive care unit beds were available, according to the Department of State Health Services.

Of the 579 staffed hospital beds in the region, 96 were available Monday, according to state figures.

Brazos County’s positivity rate — the percent of positive cases to tests — was 8.81% on Monday. Health officials said 268,926 tests for COVID-19 had been administered by Brazos County health care providers since the pandemic began.

There were no new probable COVID-19 cases reported in Brazos County on Monday. To date, health officials have reported 4,094 total probable cases. Of those, five were considered active, and 4,089 were recovered. A probable COVID-19 case is determined by a positive antigen, or rapid, test. Confirmed COVID-19 cases are determined by a positive PCR test.

To date, 254 Brazos County residents have died after testing positive for COVID-19, according to health department figures.

Brazos Valley

• The DSHS reported 2,007 cases in Burleson County as of Monday. Of those, 21 are active. Forty-eight people have died from the illness in the county, according to state figures.

• Grimes County is now reporting 3,406 cases, according to the DSHS website. There have been 72 Grimes County residents who have died from the virus. There were 32 active cases reported Monday.

• According to the DSHS, Leon County reported 1,281 cases. Officials said three cases are active. Forty-three people have died.

• Madison County is reporting 1,728 cases. Of those, five remain active, according to DSHS figures. Thirty county residents have died from the illness since the pandemic began.

• Milam County reports 1,460 cases, with seven of those active, DSHS reported. Forty-nine county residents have died.

• In Robertson County, there are 1,770 cases with 35 that are active. DSHS officials said 43 county residents have died.

• Washington County reports 3,435 cases. Of those, 82 were active Monday. Ninety-four Washington County residents have died.

Statewide

On Monday, 278 new cases of COVID-19 and one virus-related death were reported in Texas.

There have been more than 2.53 million COVID-19 cases reported in the state.

State officials said 50,858 Texans have died of COVID-19 as of Monday.

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