Coronavirus: New Cases Increase Across State On Saturday

State health officials reported another 7,677 new daily cases of COVID-19.  That number increased by 456 more than Friday. 

The state also confirmed that there are 6,068 lab confirmed COVID-19 patients currently in Texas hospitals. That number remained close to Friday’s totals.

The state also reported 111 more COVID-19 deaths on Saturday. 

Locally in Nueces County the numbers remained fairly level. Public health authorities here reported 33 new cases with no new deaths. The county has been hovering close to around 65-70 in area hospitals since early October.