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1 more COVID-19 case reported in Guadalupe County, 81 total

38 people have recovered

COVID-19, the respiratory disease caused by the new virus, stands for coronavirus disease 2019. | Illustration by Henry Keller
COVID-19, the respiratory disease caused by the new virus, stands for coronavirus disease 2019. | Illustration by Henry Keller (KSAT)

SEGUIN, TexasUpdated 4/30/20:

On Thursday, one more COVID-19 case was confirmed in Guadalupe County, bringing the total number of cases to 81, officials said.

Here’s a breakdown of active cases in the county:

  • Cibolo: 8
  • Selma: 4
  • Seguin: 9
  • New Braunfels: 6
  • Selma: 4
  • Schertz: 7
  • Unincorporated area of county: 6
  • Hospitalized: 3

The Texas Department of State Health Services also notified Guadalupe County officials that all 43 patients who participated in the April 23 testing site in Schertz received negative results.

Update 4/28/20:

On Tuesday, seven more COVID-19 cases were confirmed in Guadalupe County, bringing the total number of cases to 80, officials said.

Here’s a breakdown of active cases in the county:

  • Cibolo: 8
  • Selma: 4
  • Seguin: 8
  • New Braunfels: 6
  • Selma: 4
  • Schertz: 7
  • Unincorporated area of county: 6
  • Hospitalized: 3

Update 4/26/20:

One additional case of COVID-19 was confirmed in Guadalupe County, according to the county’s Office of Emergency Management.

This brings the total number of cases in the county to 69. Officials said 46 patients have recovered so far.

Here’s a breakdown of cases in the county:

  • Cibolo: 9
  • Selma: 4
  • Seguin: 5
  • New Braunfels: 5
  • Selma: 4
  • Unincorporated county: 1

Update 4/24/20:

Three additional cases of COVID-19 are reported in Guadalupe County, totaling 68 cases, according to county health officials.

Health officials also announced 46 recovered patients, 21 active cases and two patients hospitalized - one of which is hospitalized outside of the county. The three additional patients are self-quarantining at home.

The majority of the cases are in Cibolo. Here’s a breakdown of cases in the county:

  • Cibolo: 8
  • Selma: 4
  • Seguin: 5
  • New Braunfels: 5
  • Selma: 4
  • Unincorporated county: 1

Update 4/23/20:

One additional case of COVID-19 was confirmed Thursday in Guadalupe County, which brings the total number of cases to 65, according to county health officials.

There are currently 45 recovered patients, 20 active cases, one patient that is hospitalized outside of the county and another hospitalized patient in Guadalupe County, officials report.

The additional case that was announced is self-quarantining at home and has been since testing positive, officials said.

All residents are still urged to stay at home and practice social distancing when out in public.

The majority of the cases are in Cibolo. Here’s a breakdown of cases in the county:

  • Cibolo: 9
  • Schertz: 6
  • Seguin: 5
  • New Braunfels: 5
  • Selma: 3
  • Unincorporated county: 1

Update 4/22/20:

One additional COVID-19 cases were confirmed in Guadalupe County, bringing the total number of cases to 64, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services.

The patient in this case has been self-quarantined since being tested.

Officials also reported four additional recoveries, bringing the total number of recoveries to 44. Twenty active COVID-19 cases remain in the the county.

Update 4/21/20:

Four additional COVID-19 cases were confirmed in Guadalupe County, bringing the total number of cases to 63, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services.

Officials also reported 40 patients have recovered, 23 cases are active, one patient is hospitalized outside of the county and one in Guadalupe County.

The three new COVID-19 patients are self-quarantining at home, according to health officials.

Residents are still urged to practice social distancing and stay at home as the course of the virus continues.

Update 4/18/20:

Four additional cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Guadalupe County, officials said Saturday evening.

This brings the total number of cases in the county to 57. Two of the new cases reported Saturday are from the same household.

The four new patients are at home and are under self-quarantine, officials said.

There are 33 recoveries and 24 active cases in the county as of Saturday evening. Officials said one person is hospitalized out of the county.

The majority of the cases are in Cibolo. Here’s a breakdown of cases in the county:

  • Cibolo: 20
  • Schertz: 10
  • Seguin: 6
  • New Braunfels: 10
  • Selma: 1
  • Unincorporated county: 8
  • Pending location confirmation: 1

Updated 4/15/20

Two COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in Guadalupe County, bringing the total number of cases to 53.

Both patients in these cases are in quarantine at home, according to a news release.

County officials said 29 people have recovered from the virus so far, and one remained hospitalized.

Updated 4/14/20

An additional case of COVID-19 in Guadalupe County was announced Tuesday by health officials, bringing the total to 51 cases.

The county currently has 28 recovered patients, 23 active cases, and two patients hospitalized outside of the county, according to officials.

Updated 4/13/20

An additional case of COVID-19 in Guadalupe County was announced Monday by health officials, bringing the total to 50 cases.

The county currently has 27 recovered patients, 23 active cases, and two patients hospitalized outside of the county, according to officials.

The new COVID-19 patient has been self-quarantining at home since being tested, the county reports.

We’ll bring more updates as they become available.

Updated 4/11/20

Guadalupe County reported two additional COVID-19 cases on Saturday, bringing the total number of cases to 49.

The county currently has 21 recovered patients, 28 active COVID-19 cases with two patients being hospitalized outside of the county, according to county officials.

County officials say one patient is at home and has been self-quarantined since being tested; the other patient is hospitalized in Bexar County.

We’ll bring more updates as they become available.

Updated 4/9/20

Guadalupe County has 47 cases of COVID-19 as of Thursday, county officials said.

The most-recently diagnosed patient is self-quarantined at home.

Fifteen patients have recovered in the county, leaving 32 active cases with one patient hospitalized outside of Comal County.

Here is a breakdown by municipality of the current cases:

  • Cibolo: 18
  • Schertz: 6
  • Seguin: 6
  • New Braunfels: 7
  • Selma: 1
  • Unincorporated County: 8

Updated 4/7/20

Guadalupe County has reported 46 cases of COVID-19 as of April 7, county officials said.

One of those cases were confirmed by state health officials Wednesday. The patient is fine and has been in self-quarantine since being tested.

Guadalupe County currently has 13 recovered patents, 32 active cases, with one patient being hospitalized outside of the county, officials said.

As testing becomes more available, more positive tests are expected.

Here is a breakdown by municipality of the current cases:

  • Cibolo: 18
  • Schertz: 6
  • Seguin: 6
  • New Braunfels: 7
  • Selma: 1
  • Unincorporated County: 7
  • Pending location confirmation: 0
  • Hospitalized: 1
  • Recovered: 13

Updated 4/3/20

Guadalupe County has reported 26 cases of COVID-19 as of April 3, county officials said.

The three new COVID-19 patients are at home and are self-quarantining since being tested.

County officials said there was no public exposure associated with any of the patients.

The county has also enacted a ‘Stay Home, Stay Safe’ order and requires residents to stay home unless they have to leave for an essential job or activity.

Currently in the county, there are 20 active COVID-19 cases and six have since recovered from the virus, according to officials.

Updated on Monday, March 23 at 7:20 p.m.:

Guadalupe County reported two additional COVID-19 cases on Monday, bringing the total number of cases to four, according to a news release from the county.

The two residents, who live in an unincorporated area of the county, are self-quarantined in their home, according to the news release.

Updated on Sunday, March 22 at 10:20 p.m.:

Guadalupe County is reporting its second COVID-19 case on Sunday.

The individual is “experiencing mild symptoms and isolating at home,” according to the news release.

Officials said there’s a risk of exposure for people who went to the H-E-B located at 17460 I-35 North in Schertz between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Monday, March 16th, according to the news release.

Officials believe the risk of contracting the virus is low, but people who visited the store at that time are urged to monitor themselves for symptoms, including fever, cough or sore throat or shortness of breath.

Original story:

The first coronavirus case in Guadalupe County was confirmed Friday, the Seguin Gazette reported.

The case was a result of travel, not community spread, County Judge Kyle Kutscher said.

Comal County confirms third coronavirus case

In response to the confirmation of the case, Kutscher declared a state of disaster in the county, the report said.

Not much is known yet about the patient, but Kutscher said it was important for residents to know about the case and to take the precautionary measures to stop the spread.

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