The county has seen 876 total cases—an increase of 29 cases since two days ago. There have been 486 recoveries and 38 deaths since the pandemic began mid-March, according to the data.
The case count total includes outbreaks at five nursing homes in League City, Texas City and Friendswood, accounting for 219 cases, or 25% of the total cases.
For more data on Galveston County coronavirus cases, visit the health district's website.
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June 2: League City City Council has made more than $250,000 in Community Development Black Grant funds to pay rent and utilities for residents facing a financial emergency due to COVID-19. The city will work with Interfaith Caring Ministries to distribute the funds.