Brazoria County once again set a single-day high in the number of new COVID-19 cases reported since the county started tracking them in March 2020, reporting 738 new cases on Aug. 30, according to the Brazoria County Health Department.
The 738 new cases broke the previous single-day record of 676 new cases that had been set on Aug. 16.
The county reported only 520 new cases on Sept. 1, according to the BCHD dashboard. Of the 520 cases reported, none of them were over two weeks old, according to Brazoria County’s Twitter account. In addition, the county reported five COVID-19-related deaths on Sept. 1. Brazoria County reported 668 new cases and two new deaths on Sept. 2.
As of Sept. 1, there are 5,337 active cases of COVID-19 in Brazoria County. In total, since the county began tracking, there have been 49,467 COVID-19 cases reported, 41,810 recoveries and 536 deaths, according to the dashboard.
According to the Texas Department of State Health Services, 56.84% of Brazoria County’s population 12 years old and older are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.