COVID-19 Updates

Case Counts, Local Updates & Closures

Current COVID-19 Case Counts
As of September 27, the State of Texas has recorded 735,132 positive cases and 15,522 deaths due to COVID-19.
You can see the case counts per county by visiting Texas DSHS Map - COVID cases
**The State of Texas has not updated their data as of 5:30 p.m. for the 9/28/2020 data**

As of September 25, San Patricio County has recorded 1466 positive cases of COVID-19 and 73 deaths.
1440 of the 1466 patients have recovered.
       ***San Patricio County will only update the COVID-19 case count on Fridays going forward.***

As of September 28, Nueces County has recorded 20,472 positive cases of COVID-19 and 416 deaths due to COVID-19.3

As of September 28, the CDC has recorded 7,095,422 positive cases and 204,328 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 22.9 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. 

Local updates
San Patricio County Judge David Krebs signed Executive Order DK-06 on August 31. This new Executive Order went into effect on September 1. To see this Executive Order in full click here: San Patricio County Executive Order DK-06

If you plan to host an outdoor gathering with more than 10 people in attendance, please review Gov. Abbott’s Proclamation that amends Executive Order GA-28. Additionally, Gov. Abbott's Executive Order GA-30 allows more businesses to open and expand services.

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. 

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.


References
https://dshs.texas.gov/news/updates.shtm#coronavirus
Texas Department of Human and Health Services - Texas Case Count as of September 27, 2020

2 https://sanpatem.com/
San Patricio County Emergency Management - San Patricio County case count as of September 25, 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 September 28, 2020

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/cases-in-us.html
Center for Disease Control and Prevention - US Cases as of September 28, 2020

https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/health/conditions-and-diseases/coronavirus
"As of September 28, 2020, 998,372 deaths have been attributed to COVID-19. However, 22,952,164 people have recovered from the illness."