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Nueces County reports 374 COVID-19 cases, 12 COVID-19-related deaths

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Posted at 4:22 PM, Aug 18, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-19 12:17:43-04

NUECES COUNTY, Texas — The Corpus Christi-Nueces County Public Health District says they received notification of 12 COVID-19 related deaths and 374 new cases in the county. This brings the total case count to 53,774 with 922 deaths.

Health officials said the deaths were six males and six females.

Their ages range from their 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, and 70s.

The comorbidities of the patients included diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, hypothyroidism, hyperlipidemia, and obesity.

Further information is not being released for privacy and confidentiality reasons.

At a COVID-19 press conference, health officials said 10 out of 12 deaths reported today were unvaccinated.