Brazoria County will no longer report, track TDCJ inmate COVID-19 cases

TDCJ will report inmate COVID-19 case information on its dashboard moving forward. (Community Impact staff)
TDCJ will report inmate COVID-19 case information on its dashboard moving forward. (Community Impact staff)

TDCJ will report inmate COVID-19 case information on its dashboard moving forward. (Community Impact staff)

Brazoria County will no longer report Texas Department of Criminal Justice inmate case information on its COVID-19 dashboard beginning June 8, according to a county press release.

“The lack of communication by TDCJ has been frustrating,” County Judge Matt Sebesta said in the release. “With approval from Texas Department of State Health Services and the recent creation of a TDCJ COVID-19 inmate case tracking tool, Brazoria County will no longer track inmate cases.”


TDCJ will report inmate COVID-19 case information on its dashboard at https://bit.ly/3dyvCYh. Brazoria County’s dashboard moving forward will track COVID-19 cases of everyone in the county except TDCJ inmates.

The county’s dashboard can be found at https://www.brazoriacountytx.gov/departments/health-department/brazoria-county-coronavirus-map.
By Marie Leonard
Marie came to Community Impact Newspaper in June 2011 after starting her career at a daily newspaper in East Texas. She worked as a reporter and editor for the Cy-Fair edition for nearly 5 years covering Harris County, Cy-Fair ISD, and local development and transportation news. She then moved to The Woodlands edition and covered local politics and development news in the master-planned community before being promoted to managing editor for the South Houston editions in July 2017.


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