As of the evening of June 8, Galveston County has seen over 1,000 total cases of COVID-19.

A total of 32 cases were reported June 8, bumping the total cases from 994 to 1,026.

On June 3, the county had 876 cases. In the days since, there have been 150 new cases—an average of 30 new cases per day.

That said, there have been no new deaths since June 3.

So far, 518 have recovered from the coronavirus, and 470 cases are active.

A total of 38 county residents have died. During a webinar June 8, Galveston County Precinct 4 Commissioner Ken Clark said 32 of those deaths were affiliated with long-term care facilities, which officials have said contributes to Galveston County's higher mortality rate when compared to Harris County.

The case count total includes outbreaks at five nursing homes in League City, Texas City and Friendswood, accounting for 221 cases, or about 21.5% of the county's total cases.

For more data on Galveston County coronavirus cases, visit the
health district's website.