UPDATED: Brazoria County coronavirus case count continues to grow; county sees first death

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As Brazoria County reports the number of cases in the county, Community Impact Newspaper will report information on those cases.

Updated at 5:23 p.m. April 3

Brazoria County has reporter 13 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number to 136. Nine of these new cases are Pearland residents. All of the cases are being investigated by the Brazoria County Health Department.

Updated at 6:16 p.m. April 2

There are 14 new coronavirus cases being reported in Brazoria County, raising the total to 123. Seven of the new cases are Pearland residents.


Updated at 6:13 p.m. April 1

Brazoria County is reporting 14 new coronavirus cases, making the total number of cases 109. Four of these cases are Pearland residents. There are now 15 recovered cases in the county with five more being released from home isolation.

Updated at 5:35 p.m. March 31

The number of coronavirus cases in Brazoria County has risen by 16, bringing the total to 95. Seven of the new cases are Pearland residents, and there are now 15 hospitalized cases in the county. Five more individuals have recovered, bringing the total number of recovered cases to 10.

Updated at 6:45 p.m. March 30

12 new coronavirus cases have been reported in Brazoria County, raising the total to 79 cases. A previous case has moved to the county where the individual lives, lowering the total number of active cases in Brazoria County by one. Eight of the 12 new cases are Pearland residents, and all 12 are being investigated by the Brazoria County Health Department.

Updated at 11:42 a.m. March 30

Brazoria County has reported its first COVID-19-related death. The woman was a 75-85-year-old Pearland resident. There have also been seven new reported coronavirus cases in the county, with only one of the seven being travel-related.

Updated at 6:03 p.m. March 27

Brazoria County is reporting 13 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total cases to 52.

Updated at 4:39 p.m. March 27

Three more individuals with coronavirus in Brazoria County were hospitalized, bringing the number of hospitalized cases up to seven.

Updated at 5:20 p.m. March 26

The Brazoria County Health Department has reported six new coronavirus cases, raising the total number to 39 cases. Two of the six cases are men from the Pearland area between the ages of 35-45 and 65-75, one is an Alvin man between the ages of 35-45, one is an Angleton woman between the ages of 25-35, one is a girl from Clute between the ages of 5-10 and one is a Rosharon woman between the ages of 70-80. One of the Pearland cases is not travel-related. The rest are under investigation.

There have been three more fully recovered cases, bringing the total to four completed recoveries.

Updated at 6:23 p.m. March 25

Brazoria County has five new coronavirus cases, bumping the count to 33 cases. Three of the cases are Pearland residents, one is a Manvel resident and one is an Alvin resident.

One of the individuals is hospitalized in a Houston hospital.

Updated at 5:22 p.m. March 24

Brazoria County has nine new coronavirus cases, bringing the count to 28. The county also has one recovered case: an individual in Pearland.

Of the nine new cases, five are Pearland residents, two are Angleton residents, one is a Manvel resident and one is Rosharon resident. It is unknown if any of the cases are travel-related.

Updated at 12:18 p.m. March 24

The Brazoria County Health Department is reporting its 19th coronavirus case, a woman between the ages of 50 and 60, who lives in Lake Jackson. The case was not travel-related.

Updated at 5:25 p.m., March 23

Brazoria County is reporting two more coronavirus cases, resulting in 18 total cases. The individuals are a man between the ages of 60 and 70 who resides in Rosharon and a man between the ages of 30 and 40 who resides in Angleton.

Updated 12:52 p.m. March 23

The number of cases in Brazoria County grew from 10 to 16 over the weekend. Of the six new cases, two are Angleton-area residents, two are Pearland-area residents, one is a Clute-area resident and one is a Rosharon-area resident. While three of the cases are not travel related, the county is investigating whether the other three are.

Updated 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 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 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 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.

Original post 1:15 p.m. March 14

The 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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