COVID-19 Updates

Case Counts, Local Updates & Closures

Current COVID-19 Case Counts
- As of June 4, there are 69,920 confirmed cases and 1,767 deaths due to COVID-19 in Texas.1
       You can see the case counts per county by visiting Texas DSHS Map - COVID cases
- As of June 4, San Patricio County has recorded 38 positive cases of COVID-19.2
       30 of the 38 patients have recovered.
       The test results from the mobile State testing sites have been released. The case count for San Patricio County includes those results. 
- As of June 3, Nueces County has recorded 285 positive cases of COVID-19.3
- As of June 4, there are 1,842,101 cases and 107,029 deaths due to COVID-19 in the United States.4
- It is important to understand that COVID-19 does not always result in death. Over 2.8 million people worldwide have recovered from COVID-19  according to
  Johns Hopkins Medicine.5
NOTE: The case counts and information are updated daily as the information becomes available. 

Local updates
County Judge David Krebs issued a new executive order on May 4, that extends the San Patricio County Stay Home Work Safe mandates through May 26, 2020.
The new Executive Order closes all County-owned parks to the public, as well. You can find the new Executive Order here: San Patricio County Executive Order #3

Portland City Hall & Public Works lobbies are closed to the public. You can access payment options, service forms, and contact information for Utility Billing, Municipal Court, and Permit offices on the Operational Changes page: https://www.portlandtx.com/704/Operational-Changes

Permits for garage sales and solicitations are suspended until further notice.
If you already have a garage sale permit, please consider postponing your garage sale. Your permit will be honored for your re-scheduled date!

Closed City Facilities
- Portland Senior Center
- Sports Complex
- Municipal Park splash pad and sports fields
- Community Center
- Bell/Whittington Public Library building
- Aquatic Center
- City Hall lobby
- Public Works lobby

Stay Informed. Avoid Infection. Slow the Spread.
Learning the hazards and prevention methods for COVID-19 can help protect yourself, loved ones, and friends.


References
https://dshs.texas.gov/news/updates.shtm#coronavirus 
  Texas Department of Human and Health Services - Texas Case Count as of June 4, 2020
2 https://sanpatem.com/ 
  San Patricio County Emergency Management - San Patricio County case count as of June 4, 2020
http://news.cctexas.com/news/coronavirus-update-6795333 
  Nueces County Public Health District and the City of Corpus Christi - Nueces County case count as of June 3, 2020
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/cases-in-us.html 
  Center for Disease Control and Prevention - US Cases as of June 4, 2020
https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/health/conditions-and-diseases/coronavirus 
  "As of June 4, 2020, 386,464 deaths have been attributed to COVID-19. However, 2,824,722 people have recovered from the illness."