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The Galveston County Health District today announced 14 additional positive COVID-19 cases in Galveston County residents. This brings the county’s case total to 106.
To date, 1,156 Galveston County residents have been tested. This number does not include Galveston County residents who may have been tested outside the county.
To see a breakdown of all cases, including information on total recovered, total hospitalized, total quarantined and case counts by city, as well as additional information, please visit https://www.gchd.org/about-us/news-and-events/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19/galveston-county-confirmed-covid-19-cases?fbclid=IwAR1NkJPIoHTWJkdIuazP-z4smaHYMG4_k0klWexpmj8WUFMfSHDTmmda_N4
If you develop symptoms such as fever, cough, and/or difficulty breathing, and have been in close contact with a person known to have COVID-19 or have recently traveled from an area with ongoing spread of COVID-19, stay home and call your healthcare provider. Your doctor will determine if you have signs and symptoms of COVID-19 and whether you should be tested.
The Galveston County Health District opened an information call center to answer questions about COVID-19. You can reach the call center at 409-938-7221, option 1
The best way to prevent infection is to take precautions to avoid exposure to this virus, which are similar to the precautions you take to avoid the flu. CDC always recommends these everyday actions to help prevent the spread of respiratory viruses, including: