Case Counts, Local Updates & Closures
Current COVID-19 Case Counts
**First confirmed case of COVID-19 in Portland on Saturday, March 28, 2020.
- As of April 3, there are currently 5,330 confirmed cases and 90 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 April 2, San Patricio County has 3 confirmed cases of COVID-19.
- As of April 2, Nueces County has recorded 41 positive cases of the coronavirus.2
- As of April 3, there are 239,279 confirmed cases and 5,443 deaths due to COVID-19 in the United States.3
- It is important to understand that COVID-19 does not always result in death. Over 200,000 people worldwide have recovered from COVID-19 according to
Johns Hopkins Medicine.4
NOTE: The Texas & US case counts and information are updated daily by 2:00 p.m. The Nueces & San Patricio County counts are updated by 5:00 p.m.
The City of Portland placed the San Patricio County Stay Home-Work Safe Executive Order in effect on March 30, 2020, at 12:01 a.m.
The orders shall remain in effect until 11:59 p.m. on April 13, 2020.
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, sports fields, and multi-purpose field
- Community Center
- Bell/Whittington Public Library
- Aquatic Center
- Skate Park
- City Hall lobby
- Public Works lobby
Stay Informed. Avoid Infection. Reduce 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 April 3, 2020
Nueces County Public Health District and the City of Corpus Christi as of April 2, 2020
Center for Disease Control and Prevention - US Cases as of April 3, 2020
"As of Apr. 3, 2020, 53,975 deaths have been attributed to COVID-19. However, 217,433 people have recovered from the illness."
Stay at Home, Work Safe - San Patricio County
Details on the Stay at Home Order issues by County Judge David KrebsLink to page
Mandates, Closures, and Emergency Declarations
City Declaration & ClosuresLink to page
Operational Changes - Billing, Forms, Contact Info
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
Overview of COVID-19
Basic facts and current numbers of cases of COVID-19Link to page
Exposure and Prevention
How the virus is spread, how people become infected, and methods to prevent infection.Link to page
Symptoms and Illness
Descriptions of symptoms of COVID-19. Information on the illness and what to expect if you contract COVID-19.Link to page
Local health authority contact information. Credible websites with up-to-date information.Link to page
Area COVID-19 Cases
Tables showing the known, confirmed cases counts of COVID-19 in San Patricio County and surrounding countiesLink to page