Another 103 cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Victoria County on Tuesday, bringing the total spread of the disease to 2,685 cases in the county.

Of the 1,307 active cases in county, 120 county residents are hospitalized with the respiratory disease, up from 111 patients hospitalized Monday, according to the Victoria County Public Health Department.

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COVID-19 cases by county

County Total Recoveries Deaths
Calhoun 596 564 4
Goliad 157 126 3
DeWitt 775 681 31
Jackson 494 443 6
Lavaca 673 651 7
Refugio 254 223 10
Victoria 3,763 3,495 67
Matagorda 887 561 38
Wharton 1,223 453 28
9-County total 8,822 7,197 194
•Editor’s note: These counts are updated daily. Total case counts include confirmed, pending investigation and probable cases reported by DSHS.

(5) comments

David Arredondo

If one person can pass it on to three others, then by the end of August, everyone in the county will have the virus. Just do the math.

Paul Hamilton

2582 is the same number the paper posted at the top of this mornings paper. That’s an increase of 0, not 103.

Ciara McCarthy Staff
Ciara McCarthy

Hi Paul, Thanks for your comment. You're correct, and we fixed the story to show a total of 2,685 cases. Thanks for your sharp eyes.

Rick Dockery

Left out the 143 recovered, that’s a net of negative 40. Report the complete picture please

Ciara McCarthy Staff
Ciara McCarthy

Hi Rick, Thank you for reading. The complete graphic from the health department is attached to the story, and the story notes that there are more than 1,300 total recoveries, but we can certainly be more explicit about new daily recoveries in the future. Thank you as always for the feedback. - Ciara McCarthy, Advocate health reporter

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