STATISTICS FOR FRIDAY, APRIL 16, 2021
Posted at 4:40 p.m.

   NEW CASES  TOTAL
 State Cases (historic case data- 2 weeks or older)(&) 0
5,465
 Health District Reporting (Daily Cases)
54
35,281
TOTAL CASES (&) 54 40,746

   NEW CASES  TOTAL
 Confirmed Positive
22
26,775
 Probable Positive
32
11,163
 Suspect Positive
0 2,808

The State of Texas is requiring that all health authorities break out there positive cases into either confirmed positives, probable positive, or suspected positives. Please see DSHS definitions below for the three categories.


DSHS Surveillance Case Definitions for 2019 Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)
Revised: November 11, 2020
Confirmed: A case that meets confirmatory laboratory evidence* (detection of SARS-CoV-2 RNA in a clinical or autopsy specimen using a molecular amplificationtest)

Probable: A case that: ▪ Meets clinical criteria AND epidemiologic linkage criteria with no confirmatory laboratory testing performed for SARS-CoV-2, OR ▪ Meets presumptive laboratory evidence* (detection of SARSCoV-2 by antigen test in a respiratory specimen) OR ▪ Meets vital records criteria (death certificate lists COVID-19 disease or SARS-CoV-2 as an underlying cause of death or a significant condition contributing to death) with no confirmatory laboratory testing performed for SARS-CoV-2.

Suspect: A case that: ▪ Meets supportive laboratory evidence* of: o Detection of specific antibody in serum, plasma, or whole blood, OR o Detection of specific antigen by immunocytochemistry in an autopsy specimen ▪ AND has no prior history of being a confirmed or probable case *Laboratory evidence using a method approved or authorized by the FDA or designated authority

(&) The State of Texas‐DSHS has provided additional case data to the Nueces County Health Department in July, August, September, October, and November for positive cases reported directly to the state with date ranges of March through November, total case count can be found above. These cases will be added into the overall reporting of Covid‐19 statistics for Nueces County.


SURVEILLANCE IN NUECES COUNTY

   NEW CASES  TOTAL
 Deaths  1
763

 CASE STATUS
 NUMBER
 Hospitalized***
7,493
 Currently in Hospital
45
 -ICU (of those in Hospital) 13
 Recovered ^ 38,939

 This table is based on the available data at the time of analysis (4/16/21 - 4 pm).  The additional cases are still under investigation. 

 ***Those hospitalized at some point during illness

 ^Recovered are those patients that were positive for COVID-19 and now are well and have met the criteria to be released from quarantine.


CORPUS CHRISTI AREA TESTING

TESTING SOURCE  TOTAL TESTING IN NUECES COUNTY
Texas Department of State Health Services
307,557

 * As of 4/16/2021

The State of Texas‐DSHS provides testing data for the state and individual counties, the above data can be found on the DSHS website for testing totals within Nueces County. https://txdshs.maps.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashboard/index.html#/0d8bdf9be927459d9cb11b9eaef6101f