Brazos County health officials reported 45 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, bringing the number of overall cases in the county to 1,305.

Of the total cases, 640 are considered active, 13 more than Monday’s total; 640 people have recovered, which is 32 more than Monday’s total.

Health officials said Tuesday that 14,950 tests for COVID-19 have been administered by Brazos County health care providers, which is 2,632 more than Monday’s total.

There were 28 Brazos County residents hospitalized Tuesday, which is three fewer than Monday’s total. Seven people were discharged from the hospital Tuesday. According to the Texas Department of State Health Services, Region N, which encompasses most of the Brazos Valley, has 173 available hospital beds, 24 of which are in the intensive care unit. There are 39 ventilators available. The DSHS reports there are 51 lab-confirmed COVID-19 patients in the hospital in the area.

To date, 25 Brazos County residents have died after being treated for COVID-19. The latest death was reported June 13.

The health district will have its next news conference to provide updates on COVID-19 at 4:30 p.m. Monday. The news conference can be seen at or on our Facebook page.

Brazos Valley

Grimes County reported no additional cases Tuesday. The county has 338 total cases to date, with 251 linked to the state prison system. Grimes County has 44 active and 27 recovered cases.

Washington County reported 242 cases late Monday night. Washington County has 55 active and 158 recovered cases. Five county residents are hospitalized.

Milam County reported five new cases, bringing its total number of cases to 68. Milam County has 21 active and 47 recovered cases. Two county residents are currently hospitalized.

Robertson County reported four new cases on Tuesday, bringing its total number of cases to 36. Robertson County has 26 active and 10 recovered cases.

According to the Texas Department of State Health Services, Burleson County reported 67 total cases Tuesday, which is an increase of seven cases. Sixteen people have recovered there.

Madison County reported 28 total cases, with 10 recoveries. Leon County reported 19 total cases, which is an increase of three cases. Five people have recovered there.

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