Gonzales County reports no new cases Wednesday, four deaths


As the number of cases across the state of Texas continues to rise, Gonzales county reports no new cases for Wednesday, July 8, 2020.

The day before, July 7, the county reported seven new cases, according to a release from County Judge Patrick C. Davis.

There are currently 77 cases pending investigation, 237 confirmed cases, and 13 probable cases of COVID-19 in Gonzales County. The combined total, including new cases from Tuesday, is 327.

Surrounding counties DeWitt, Lavaca, Wilson and Karnes counties all saw increases in their cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday as well. DeWitt’s rose by 14, Lavaca and Wilson by 13 new cases each, and Karnes has five new cases. However, Lavaca, Wilson and Karnes counties only reported two new cases a piece on Wednesday.

Statewide, there were 1,087 new cases reported on Wednesday, and 194 deaths. Four of these were in Gonzales County.

The county remains subject to laws regarding the wearing of face masks in public, as well as limiting the size of gatherings to 10 people. It is not recommended to visit with people outside of the household, according to CDC guidelines.