Comal County reported eight of those cases on June 2, its largest one-day total since the pandemic began, and three additional cases were announced today, June 3.
The new cases include nine New Braunfels residents with ages ranging from theirs 20s through their 60s, and the other two patients are in southwestern and central Comal County, according to press releases from the county.
Of the 259 cases confirmed between both counties, 71 were in New Braunfels, or 27.4%.
All of the new cases are isolating at home except for a New Braunfels resident in their 30s, who is hospitalized in New Braunfels, according to Comal County.
As of June 3, there were 22 active cases in Comal County and five of them were hospitalized.
The Guadalupe County Office of Emergency Management resumed publishing regular coronavirus updates in recent days. It reported 24 active cases and one hospitalization, as of June 3.
The Office of Emergency Management also reported that some new cases being reported are within the same household.
Including the 1,465 tests on nursing home patients and staff, there have been 3,332 tests conducted in Comal County. There are 99 results pending.
Residents with questions or concerns may call Comal County’s dedicated COVID-19 hotline at 830-221-1120 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Numbers to call for testing are available on the county's COVID-19 website.