- COVID-19 Updates
Case Counts, Local Updates & Closures
Current COVID-19 Case Counts
As of October 28, the State of Texas has recorded 879,994 positive cases and 17,700 deaths due to COVID-19.1
You can see the case counts per county by visiting Texas DSHS Map - COVID cases
Between October 9-23 (14-day period), San Patricio County has recorded 42 new cases and 1 new death.
As of October 26, there are 9 active cases in San Patricio County.2
***San Patricio County will only update the COVID-19 case count on Fridays going forward.***
As of October 28, Nueces County has recorded 21,247 positive cases of COVID-19 and 442 deaths due to COVID-19.3
As of October 28, the CDC has recorded 8,752,794 positive cases and 225,985 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 29.8 million people worldwide have
recovered from COVID-19 according to Johns Hopkins Medicine.5
NOTE: The case counts and information are updated as the information becomes available.
San Patricio County Judge David Krebs has signed Executive Order DK-07 into order. This Executive Order took effect on October 6 at 12:01 a.m. To access a copy of this executive order please visit: www.co.san-patricio.tx.us/EO-DK-07
Texas Governor Greg Abbott has signed numerous executives orders into effect. Please see the summary and links to the Texas Executive Orders below:
- If you plan to host an outdoor gathering with more than 10 people in attendance, please review Gov. Abbott’s Proclamationthat amends Executive Order GA-28.
- The amended information from the Proclamation amending Executive Order GA-28 requires anyone who plans to host an outdoor gathering with more than 10 people in attendance must receive approval from the mayor if the event is within the city limits or from the county judge if the event is in an unincorporated area. If you plan to host an outdoor gathering with 10 or more people within the Portland city limits, please fill out the Event Request Form. Please note: Outdoor youth and adult sporting events are exempt from this mandate.
- Face coverings are still required by State law established in Executive Order GA-29.
- San Patricio County has not receive an exemption from this order.
- Additionally, Gov. Abbott's Executive Order GA-30 allows more businesses to open and expand services.
Many City-owned facilities have reopened and in-person services have resumed. Please note some City facilities and services are not fully opened, yet. You can see the details for each facility that has reopened on our Reopening page: portlandtx.com/Reopen
Closed City Facilities
- Portland Senior Center
- Bell/Whittington Public Library building
Stay Informed. Avoid Infection. Slow the Spread.
Learning the hazards and prevention methods for COVID-19 can help protect yourself, loved ones, and friends.
Texas Department of Human and Health Services - Texas Case Count as of October 28, 2020
San Patricio County Emergency Management - San Patricio County case count as of October 23, 2020
Nueces County Public Health District and the City of Corpus Christi - Nueces County case count as of October 28, 2020
Center for Disease Control and Prevention - US Cases as of October 28, 2020
"As of October 28, 2020, 1,168,568 deaths have been attributed to COVID-19. However, 29,843,500 people have recovered from the illness."
Area COVID-19 Cases
Tables showing the known, confirmed cases counts of COVID-19 in Portland, San Patricio and Nueces CountyLink to page
Executive Orders & Emergency Declarations
City Declaration & ClosuresLink to page
You can find all the dates and details of the facilities and services we are reopening. Be sure to review the requirements of the facilities to ensure your safety and oursLink to page
Online Forms for Billing & Municipal Court
Due to COVID-19, Portland City Hall and Public Works lobbies are closed to the public until further notice. Staff are still working and operations will continue throughout the closure. Find the information, forms, and contact information you need for utilities & municipal court on this page.Link to page
Exposure & Prevention
How the virus is spread, how people become infected, and methods to prevent infection.Link to page
Symptoms & Illness
Descriptions of symptoms of COVID-19. Information on the illness and what to expect if you contract COVID-19.Link to page
Business Resources & Information
Local health authority contact information. Credible websites with up-to-date information.Link to page
Personal Resources & Information
List of resources and information regarding health, safety, housing, etc. for residentsLink to page
Resources for Reopening Safely
Information and guidance from the CDC, DSHS, and other entities on how to reopen safely to avoid spread of COVID-19Link to page