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Brazos County reports 21 new COVID-19 cases Monday
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Brazos County reports 21 new COVID-19 cases Monday

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Brazos County daily COVID-19 cases

Brazos County health officials reported 21 new cases of COVID-19 among county residents Monday.

The number of active cases in Brazos County was 219 on Monday, up from 123 cases reported Nov. 5. County health officials said no cases of the virus reported by health care systems and testing centers were awaiting confirmation Monday.

Brazos County officials have confirmed 33,277 cases of COVID-19 in the county since the pandemic began more than a year ago.

A Texas A&M University website said the number of active, self-reported cases of the virus among students, faculty members and staff was 39 as of Friday, the last date for which figures were posted.

Officials with the Brazos County Health District said 32,695 cases were considered recovered as of Monday; health officials classify all cases older than two weeks as recovered.

Two Brazos County residents were hospitalized Monday for treatment of symptoms related to the virus, officials said.

The percentage of hospitalized patients with COVID-19 in the state’s Trauma Service Area N — Brazos County and six surrounding counties — was 3.72% on Monday, the last date for which figures were reported. Other counties in the Brazos Valley region are Burleson, Robertson, Grimes, Madison, Washington and Leon.

There were 22 lab-confirmed COVID-19 patients hospitalized in the seven-county Brazos Valley region Monday, with six new patients admitted in the past 24 hours, according to the Department of State Health Services. Six COVID-19 patients were on ventilators in the region, and there were four intensive care unit beds available in the region. Of the 592 staffed hospital beds in the region, 108 were available Monday, according to state figures.

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Across the state, 2,610 lab-confirmed COVID-19 patients were hospitalized Monday.

Brazos County’s positivity rate — the percent of positive cases to tests — was 8.02% on Monday.

Health officials said 414,997 tests for COVID-19 had been administered by Brazos County health care providers since the pandemic began.

There were four new probable COVID-19 cases reported in Brazos County on Monday. To date, health officials have reported 5,677 total probable cases.

To date, 363 Brazos County residents have died after testing positive for COVID-19, according to health department figures.

Statewide

On Monday, 504 new cases of COVID-19 and 29 virus-related deaths were reported in Texas.

The total number of COVID-19 cases reported in the state was more than 3.5 million, according to state figures.

State officials said 72,198 Texans have died of COVID-19 as of Monday.

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