UPDATED: Brazoria County coronavirus cases double

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Updated at 5:59 p.m., March 20

The number of coronavirus cases in Brazoria County has doubled, bringing the total to 10. Four of the five new cases are Pearland-area residents, who are all recovering at home, in isolation. The fifth new case is an Alvin-area resident, who is also recovering at home, in isolation.

All of the cases are travel-related.

Updated at 10:51 a.m., March 20

Brazoria County Health Department has reported its fifth coronavirus case. The individual is a man between the ages of 40 and 50 who resides in the Rosharon area, according to a press release from the county. The individual is recovering at a private residence, according to the release.

Updated at 7:19 p.m., March 18.

Brazoria County reported its fourth coronavirus case. The individual is a man between the ages of 55 and 65 who resides in the Manvel area. The individual is hospitalized and in stable condition.

Updated at 3:40 p.m., March 18.

Brazoria County is reporting its third coronavirus case. The individual is a woman between the ages of 50 and 60 who resides in the Pearland area, according to the release.

The case is travel-related, according to the release.

Originally published at 1:15 p.m., March 14.

Brazoria County Health Department reported its first two presumptive positive cases of COVID-19, or new coronavirus, according to a press release sent out by the county.

The individuals live in the same household in the Alvin area and self-reported, according to the release. The individuals also had not traveled outside the Houston area recently, but did attend the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Cook-Off and Events, according to the release. The Brazoria County Health Department is conducting an investigation to identify contacts the individuals may have had, according to the release.
By Haley Morrison
Haley Morrison came to Community Impact Newspaper in 2017 after graduating from Baylor University. She was promoted to editor in February 2019. Haley primarily covers city government.


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