Gonzales County reports three new cases, climbing to 702


As case numbers continue to slowly decrease in Texas, the number of daily reported cases in Gonzales county are also slowly decreasing, with only three new cases reported Monday.

This brings the total number of active cases in the county according to the Department of State Health Services summary report for Monday, August 10, 2020. It also raises the number of active cases to 45 from 44, and the number of recovered cases of COVID-19 is estimated to sit at 649.

In Trauma Service Area P, which Gonzales County resides in, currently hosts 847 hospitalizations from COVID-19, with 520 of these being in General beds, and 312 of them in Intensive Care Unit beds.

If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, Gonzales County Emergency Management recommends seeking advice from your regular doctor about seeking testing, or getting tested directly. Common symptoms of the coronavirus according to the CDC include:

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea