SAN DIEGO - The Duval County Emergency Management coordinator confirmed on Monday that the Texas Department of State Health Services has announced there has been one coronavirus (COVID-19) related death in the county. Monday evening the county also reported an additional 15 cases for a total of 143.
COVID-19 related deaths are delayed due to procedures and privacy laws. The first death for Duval County occurred on July 16, 2020, according to the Department of State Health Services and Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi. Specifics about the individual has not been released.
"Fatalities - one that has been confirmed. I know we have more, but the state has not reported these cases until they get confirmation," according to a post on the Duval County Emergency Management Facebook page.
The newest cases for Duval County are:
* Case #129: Female in her Teens
* Case #130: Female in her 50's
* Case #131: Male in his 30''s
* Case #132: Female in her 40's
* Case #133: Female in her 20's
* Case #134: Male in his Teens
* Case #135: Male in his 30's
* Case #136: Female in her 50's
* Case #137: Male in his 40's
* Case #138: Male in his 70's
* Case #139: Male in his 40's
* Case #140: Female in her 50's
* Case #141: Male in his 50's
* Case #142: Female in her Teens
* Case #143: Female in her 40's
According to the Duval County Emergency Management Facebook post, there are 77 active cases and 66 recovered cases.