A day after releasing 10 new COVID-19 positive cases, Grimes County Emergency Management has released four additional cases raising the total to 40.
Three of the new cases are within the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Center and one is within the Navasota city limits.
The patient from Navasota is a male in his 60’s. It is unknown at this time if he is hospitalized. The remaining three are males within TDCJ whose ages haven’t been released.
Currently there are 34 active cases in Grimes County with five patients recovered and one reported death.
For the latest reliable COVID-19 news within Grimes County, visit the special COVID-19 tab on The Examiner website, www.navasotaexaminer.com.
Official GC Emergency Management Press Release
May 9, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: David Lilly, CFM
Emergency Management Services Coordinator Grimes County, Texas
4 New Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 in Grimes County
NAVASOTA, TX – The Texas Department of State Health Services confirmed the 37th through 40th cases of COVID-19 in Grimes County. Grimes County now has a total of 34 active cases, 5 reported recoveries, and 1 death as of Saturday May 9, 2020.
The 37th patient is a male in his 60’s whose hospitalization is unknown and resides in the 77868 zip code within Navasota city limits. Patients 38 through 40 are TDCJ male offenders who are not currently hospitalized.
Grimes County and Navasota Emergency Personnel continue to monitor the situation and remind all citizens to comply with Governor Abbott’s Executive Order by practicing social distancing, good personal hygiene and avoiding groups in excess of 10 people.
Contact Navasota City Hall at (936)825-6475 or Grimes County Emergency Management at (936)873-4404 with questions.