Of the 119 cases reported on Oct. 1, 29 of them were over two weeks old, according to Brazoria County’s Twitter account. In addition, 21 of the 119 new cases were in Pearland, according to Brazoria County Health Department.
The county also reported one COVID-19-related death on Oct. 1.
Brazoria County has not recorded more than 416 new COVID-19 cases in a single day since Sept. 16, a significant decrease in daily new cases since late July when there was a surge of new cases throughout August and into September, according to the BCHD dashboard.
The county has reported only 255 or more new COVID-19 cases in a single day three times since Sept. 17. The 416 new cases reported on Sept. 20 was the most reported in a single day from Sept. 17 to Oct. 1. In comparison, the county reported 255 or more new cases in a single day nine times from Sept. 1 to Sept. 16.
As of Oct. 1, there are 3,470 active cases of COVID-19 in Brazoria County, which is a decrease of 1,794 active cases from Sept. 17. In total since the county began tracking, there have been 56,035 COVID-19 cases reported, 50,891 recoveries and 633 deaths, according to the dashboard.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 60.86% of Brazoria County’s population 12 and older are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.