Brazoria County reports lowest single-day new coronavirus cases since July

Brazoria County reported 119 new single-day COVID-19 cases on Oct. 1. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Brazoria County reported 119 new single-day COVID-19 cases on Oct. 1. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Brazoria County reported 119 new single-day COVID-19 cases on Oct. 1. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Brazoria County reported 119 new single-day COVID-19 cases on Oct. 1, the lowest in a single day since July 29 when the county reported only 93.

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.
By Andy Yanez

Reporter, Pearland/Friendswood

Andy joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in June 2021 after graduating with a degree in journalism from the University of Houston. He started off as the South Houston Metro Reporter where he helped each different edition in the South Houston market before transitioning to the Pearland/Friendswood market in August 2021. Andy covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in these communities. Prior to CI, Andy served as the sports editor of The Cougar, UH's student newspaper, where he covered the university's athletics beat for two years and got to cover the 2021 NCAA Men's Basketball Final Four in Indianapolis.



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