Here's the place to come for the latest coronavirus-related news from the Coastal Bend. Check here often throughout the day for updates about our area and its response to this extraordinary, life-changing event.
You will find the latest information at the top of the story and all previous reported information below. We hope that including all these reports in one place will paint a more complete picture of the local response to the global COVID-19 pandemic.
The daily weekday live-stream briefings from city and council officials have been changed to weekly. City Manager Peter Zanoni announced the new schedule last week. The weekly briefings will be live streamed on Wednesdays at 5 p.m. until further notice. Texas A&M officials provide their demographical spin during reports from City Hall each Friday at 3 p.m. You can watch all of these events on kristv.com.
Daily updates will continue to be provided via press releases and be updated here in our live blog.
4:40 p.m. - Jim Wells County reports 1 new case of COVID-19 in the county.
4:35 p.m. - San Patricio County reports 1 new case of COVID-19 in the county.
4 p.m. - Nueces County Reports no new cases of COVID-19 in the county.
4:00 p.m. Nueces County is reporting 3 new cases on Friday bringing the county's total to 289. 179 have recovered.
2:00 p.m. Live Oak County is reporting 1 new case on Friday bringing the county's total to 10. 4 have recovered.
4:29 p.m. Nueces Co. is reporting one new case. 175 are recovered. Eight ere hospitalized and 1 of those is in ICU. San Patricio Co. also has two new cases Thursday, bringing its total of reported cases to 38.
5:08 p.m. Nueces Co. is reporting 5 new cases. 172 are recovered (64%). 7 are hospitalized and 4 of those are in ICU.
7:15 p.m. Jim Wells County reported 3 new cases.
5:32 p.m. - There were five (5) new COVID-19 cases reported in Nueces county on Tuesday, bring the county's current total to 280, with 165 people recovered.
5:25 p.m. - There were no new COVID-19 cases reported in Nueces county on Monday. That keeps the county's current total at 275, with 158 people recovered. The county's latest statistics indicate 9,639 people have been tested in Nueces County.
3:19 p.m. - San Patricio Co. is reporting three (3) new cases Monday. Its reported case total is now 36, with 10 of those cases reportedly still active.
See last week's live blog here.