STATISTICS FOR MONDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2021
Posted at 4:40 p.m.
|State Cases (historic case data- 2 weeks or older)(&)||1||6,558|
| Health District Reporting
|TOTAL CASES (&)||38||66,323|
| Confirmed Positive
| Probable Positive
| Suspect Positive
|DSHS Surveillance Case
Definitions for 2019 Novel Coronavirus Disease
Revised: November 11, 2020
A case that meets confirmatory laboratory evidence*
(detection of SARS-CoV-2 RNA in a clinical or autopsy
specimen using a amplification test)
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
| CASE STATUS
| Currently in Hospital
|-ICU (of those in Hospital)||46|
This table is based on the available data at
the time of analysis (10/18/21 - 4 pm). The additional
cases are still under investigation.
***Those hospitalized at some point during
^Recovered are those patients that were
positive for COVID-19 and now are well and have met the
criteria to be released from quarantine.