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Grimes County confirms 17 COVID-19 cases

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Grimes County Emergency Management released two new positive COVID-19 cases Wednesday, April 29, raising the total to 17.

 

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Grimes County Emergency Management released two new positive COVID-19 cases Wednesday, April 29, raising the total to 17.

Both new cases are females in their 40’s. One is within ZIP code 77868 and the second is from 77353. The first case of the new cases has been confirmed as community spread. The second is still being investigated by DSHS.

To date Grimes County has five individuals that have recovered from COVID-19 and one death has been reported. 

View the special COVID-19 tab on The Examiner website, www.navasotaexaminer.com for the latest  COVID-19 updates in Grimes County.

Official GC Emergency Management Press Release 

April 29, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: David Lilly, CFM

Emergency Management Services Coordinator Grimes County, Texas

16th and 17th Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 in Grimes County

NAVASOTA, TX – The Texas Department of State Health Services confirmed the 16th and 17th cases of COVID-19 in Grimes County. Grimes County now has a total of 17 confirmed cases as of Wednesday, April 29, 2020.

The first patient is a female in her 40’s who’s exposure was community spread and resides in the 77868 zip code. The second patient is a female in her 40’s who’s exposure is unknown and resides in the 77353 zip code. The second case is still being investigated by DSHS.

Grimes County and Navasota Emergency Personnel continue to monitor the situation and remind all citizens to comply with Governor Abbotts 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.