DATA: Brazoria County COVID-19 daily case counts remain in double digits Oct. 15-25; ICU occupation increases

Here are the coronavirus data updates to know today in Brazoria County. (Community Impact staff)
Here are the coronavirus data updates to know today in Brazoria County. (Community Impact staff)

Here are the coronavirus data updates to know today in Brazoria County. (Community Impact staff)

From Oct. 15-25, Brazoria County case counts remained in the double digits. On Oct 23, the daily case count was 54 cases. During the 10-day period, this was the only day the reported daily cases surpassed 50.

However, the number of COVID-19 patients occupying general use beds has remained consistent since mid-September, according to data from the SouthEast Texas Regional Advisory Council. From Oct. 15-25, there were roughly 12-18 suspected and confirmed COVID-19 patients occupying general use beds per day.


The number of suspected and confirmed COVID-19 patients occupying intensive care unit beds has started to increase. On Oct. 15, four ICU beds were occupied by suspected and confirmed COVID-19 cases. On Oct. 25, 15 ICU beds were occupied by suspected and confirmed COVID-19 cases. This is the highest amount of ICU beds occupied by suspected and confirmed COVID-19 cases since Sept. 13. The county has 40 operational ICU beds, with a surge capacity of 49.

The city of Pearland has 227 of the county’s 667 active cases. The 20-29 age bracket has 109 active cases, more than any other age bracket in the county.
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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