Eighteen more Victoria County residents have been diagnosed with COVID-19, according to the county’s public health department.

Of a total of 3,966 cases, at least 3,805 have recovered. The health department also said 39 patients were newly recovered as of Monday.

At least 76 people have died from complications of the virus. No new fatalities were reported Monday.

Goliad County

State officials confirmed 24 new cases of COVID-19 in Goliad County on Monday.

In total, 189 county residents have been infected with the respiratory disease, according to state data.

Of those, an estimated 177 have recovered, and three county residents have died.

DeWitt County

DeWitt County officials reported 11 new cases of COVID-19 and 11 recoveries Monday.

Five of the people who tested positive live in the Yoakum area, three in Cuero, two in Yorktown and one in Nordheim.

Of the 898 cases reported in the county, 68 are active and 789 have recovered, and 41 have died.

Lavaca County

Six more residents in Lavaca County have tested positive for COVID-19, according to a news release from Egon Barthels, the county’s emergency management coordinator.

Of the county’s 714 cases, 25 were active as of Monday. An estimated 680 patients had recovered from the virus and nine have died, Barthels said.

Matagorda County

One new case of COVID-19 was confirmed in Matagorda County on Monday, according to state data.

In all, 976 county residents have been infected with the respiratory disease since the pandemic began. Of those, an estimated 900 have recovered and 40 residents have died, according to state data.

“This is great news, special thanks to our medical community for leading the charge to get us here. Let’s keep up the good habits we have formed and continue to diminish this threat.” said Matagorda County Judge Nate McDonald in a news release.

Free COVID-19 testing will be from from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday at the Bay City Civic Center, 201 Seventh St., Bay City.

Wharton County

The Wharton County Office of Emergency Management reported no new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, according to a news release.

The county also reported no new recoveries or deaths related to COVID-19. The total confirmed case count for the county remains at 1,334, total recoveries at 1,199 and total deaths related to the virus at 39.

El Campo still leads the county with 691 total confirmed cases, followed by Wharton with 416 and East Bernard with 125. Women also still lead the county with 752 total confirmed cases, followed by men with 546 and unknown cases with 36.

No updates were added on Sunday.

County-wide testing is scheduled for 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday at the El Campo Civic Center. No prior registration is required.

New COVID-19 cases or deaths were not reported Monday in Calhoun, Jackson and Refugio counties.

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COVID-19 cases by county

County Total Recoveries Deaths
Calhoun 830 805 8
DeWitt 911 814 50
Goliad 194 190 4
Jackson 607 595 7
Lavaca 998 953 12
Matagorda 1,035 962 46
Refugio 307 289 14
Victoria 4,076 3,922 94
Wharton 1,436 1,293 39
9-County total 10,394 9,823 274
•Editor’s note: These counts are updated daily. Total case counts include confirmed, pending investigation and probable cases reported by DSHS.

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