Brazos County health officials reported 25 new cases of COVID-19 among county residents Monday.
Brazos County officials have confirmed 33,475 cases of COVID-19 in the county since the pandemic began more than a year ago. The number of active cases in Brazos County rose slightly, to 198, over the weekend.
A Texas A&M University website said the number of active, self-reported cases of the virus among students, faculty members and staff was 43 as of Friday, the last date for which figures were posted.
Officials with the Brazos County Health District said 32,911 cases were considered recovered as of Monday; health officials classify all cases older than two weeks as recovered.
Two Brazos County residents were hospitalized Monday for treatment of symptoms related to the virus, officials said.
The percentage of hospitalized patients with COVID-19 in the state’s Trauma Service Area N — Brazos County and six surrounding counties — was 1.96% on Sunday, the last date for which figures were reported. Other counties in the Brazos Valley region are Burleson, Robertson, Grimes, Madison, Washington and Leon.
There were 11 lab-confirmed COVID-19 patients hospitalized in the seven-county Brazos Valley region Monday, with six new patients admitted in the past 24 hours, according to the Department of State Health Services. No COVID-19 patients were on ventilators in the region, and there were eight intensive care unit beds available in the region. Of the 565 staffed hospital beds in the region, 102 were available Monday, according to state figures.
Across the state, 2,971 lab-confirmed COVID-19 patients were hospitalized Monday.
Brazos County’s positivity rate — the percent of positive cases to tests — was 7.92% on Monday.
Health officials said 422,586 tests for COVID-19 had been administered by Brazos County health care providers since the pandemic began.
There were two new probable COVID-19 cases reported in Brazos County on Monday. To date, health officials have reported 5,719 total probable cases.
To date, 366 Brazos County residents have died after testing positive for COVID-19, according to health department figures.
On Monday, 1,680 new cases of COVID-19 and three virus-related deaths were reported in Texas.
The total number of COVID-19 cases reported in the state was nearly 3.6 million, according to state figures.
State officials said 72,989 Texans have died of COVID-19 as of Monday.