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Posted at 5:15 p.m.

State Cases (historic case data- 2 weeks or older)(&) 0 4,216
Health District Reporting (Daily Cases)
21 16,971
21 21,187

 Confirmed Positive
7 16,197

 Probable Positive
14 4,990

The State of Texas is requiring that all health authorities break out there positive cases into either confirmed positives or probable positive results by July 24th. Please see DSHS definitions below for the two categories.

DSHS Surveillance Case Definitions for 2019 Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)- Revised: May 11, 2020
Confirmed: A case that is laboratory confirmed (detection of SARS-CoV-2 RNA in a clinical specimen using a molecular amplification detection test)
Probable: A case that meets clinical criteria AND epidemiologic linkage criteria with no confirmatory laboratory testing performed for COVID-19, OR Using a method approved or authorized by the FDA or designated authority, meets presumptive laboratory evidence of Detection of specific antigen (Ag) in a clinical specimen, OR Detection of a specific antibody in serum, plasma, or whole blood indicative of a new or recent infection, AND meets either clinical criteria OR epidemiologic linkage criteria. OR Meets vital records criteria (death certificate lists COVID-19 disease or SARS-CoV-2 as a cause of death or a significant condition contributing to death) with no confirmatory laboratory testing performed for COVID-19.
(&) The State of Texas-DSHS has provided additional case data to the Nueces County Health Department in July, August, September, and October for positive cases reported directly to the state with date ranges of April through September, total case count can be found above.  These cases will be added into the overall reporting of Covid-19 statistics for Nueces County. 


 Deaths  0 440

 Currently in Hospital
 -ICU (of those in Hospital) 26
 Recovered ^ 20367

 This table is based on the available data at the time of analysis (10/25/20 - 4 p.m.).  The additional cases are still under investigation. 

 ***Those hospitalized at some point during illness

 ^Recovered are those patients that were positive for COVID-19 and now are well and have met the criteria to be released from quarantine.




Drive-thru Flu Shot Event » October 20, 2020

COVID-19 Test Collection Sites » October 19, 2020

COVID-19 Vaccine Providers Needed » October 19, 2020

Halloween Do's and Don'ts » October 1, 2020



TABC Approves Nueces County Opt-In Request for Bars to Open at 50% » October 15, 2020

Governor Abbott Issues Executive Order To Open Bars In Qualifying Counties » October 7, 2020

Governor Greg Abbott Issues Executive Order Relating to Hospital Capacity » September 17, 2020

Governor Greg Abbott Expands Capacity for Certain Services in Texas (GA-30) » September 17, 2020

Vessel Docking and Disembarkation Order Extended » September 14, 2020

Governor Abbott Extends Statewide Disaster Declaration For COVID-19 » September 7, 2020

Fifth Order Cancelling Jury Trials for Nueces County District Courts and County Courts at Law » August 26, 2020

Beach Curfew Order Rescinded for Nueces County Beaches » August 25, 2020

Beach Curfew Order for Nueces County Beaches » August 17, 2020

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Phone Numbers


If you think you have the Coronavirus, please contact the Corpus Christi – Nueces County Public Health District at (361) 826-7200 and a representative will give you instructions. You may also visit for more testing locations. 

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Now accepting ALL COVID-19 positive patients (insured and uninsured). Hours are Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. If you have a positive test result from ANY source, please call (361) 826-8019 to make an appointment with the clinic. The clinic can help you to manage your symptoms. Staff are trained to:

• Act as your case manager
• See you in person
• See you through telehealth services
• Help answer questions
• Advise as to when a hospital visit may be needed



For Questions regarding Nueces County Orders, please call or email Nueces County.

County Hotline
(From 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.) 

(361) 414-6000



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Main Health District Building
Address: 1702 Horne Rd.
Phone: (361) 826-7200

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