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On Thursday, March 26, the Galveston County Health District (GCHD) announced 13 additional positive COVID-19 cases in a Galveston County resident. This brings the county’s case total to 40.
“This marks the largest number of positive COVID-19 cases we’ve reported for Galveston County in one day,” said Galveston County Local Health Authority Dr. Philip Keiser. “We are doing more tests in the county and discovering more cases. We cannot stress enough that you need to stay home. Now is not the time to be having social get togethers, to have play dates, to go shopping. If it is not essential for you to leave your home, please do not. We know that social distancing works, but we need you to do your part to help us slow down the spread of this virus.”
The cases are:
The GCHD recommends the following hygiene practices:
The GCHD also recommends the following social distancing practices:
For more information on COVID-19, visit www.gchd.org/coronavirus.
If you have questions about COVID-19, please call the GCHD information call center at 409.938.7221, option 1.