Additionally, one resident died from the coronavirus July 2. Five died July 1, making them the first deaths from COVID-19 in the county since June 11.
Coronavirus cases have been surging in recent weeks in Galveston County and in Texas as a whole. Since June 1, there have been 3,173 new cases in the county, meaning nearly 80% of Galveston County's cases have been recorded in the last five weeks of what has so far been a 16-week outbreak in Galveston County.
COVID-19 case data from July 4-6 was not immediately available. This story will be updated if the data becomes available before July 7.