Two new coronavirus cases reported in New Braunfels, Comal County reports 47 cases

Comal County reported 2 new cases on Wednesday, April 22, while Guadalupe County reported 4. (Monica Romo/Community Impact Newspaper)
Comal County reported 2 new cases on Wednesday, April 22, while Guadalupe County reported 4. (Monica Romo/Community Impact Newspaper)

Comal County reported 2 new cases on Wednesday, April 22, while Guadalupe County reported 4. (Monica Romo/Community Impact Newspaper)

On Wednesday, April 22, Comal County confirmed two new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total to 47.

Both patients live in New Braunfels households with patients that had previously reported cases. One patient is in their 40s and the other is in their 50s.

The county also reported two additional recoveries, bringing the total recoveries to 34 with seven active cases.

Two of the remaining active cases are hospitalized while the rest are in self-isolation at home.

As of Wednesday, the Office of Public Health has received reports of 606 tests conducted with 26 results still pending.

Guadalupe County reported a total of 63 local cases on Tuesday, April 21. One previously announced case was assigned to a different county.


Of those confirmed cases in Guadalupe County, 40 have recovered and 23 are still active, with two patients currently hospitalized. The remaining patients are self-isolated at home.

New Braunfels has 27 cases across both counties and a drive-thru testing center is available to all residents by appointment. Several local providers are also offering testing.

Residents with questions or concerns about the novel coronavirus can call the county’s COVID-19 hotline at 830-221-1120, call the New Braunfels hotline at 830-221-4222, visit the county website or speak with their health care provider.
By Lauren Canterberry
Lauren began covering New Braunfels for Community Impact Newspaper in 2019. Her reporting focuses on education, development, breaking news and community interest stories. Lauren is originally from South Carolina and is a graduate of the University of Georgia.


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