|State Cases (historic case data- 2 weeks or older)(&)||56||10,295|
|Health District Reporting (Daily Cases)||213||115,322|
|TOTAL CASES (&)||269||125,617|
|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 molecular 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.|
|(&) The State of Texas-DSHS provided additional case data to the Nueces County Health Department on March 12, for positive cases reported directly to the state from June, December, and February totaling 2 positive cases, and 5 probable cases. These cases will be added into the overall reporting of Covid-19 statistics for Nueces County.|
SURVEILLANCE IN NUECES COUNTY
|Currently in Hospital||20|
|-ICU (of those in Hospital)||2|
This table is based on the available data at the time of analysis (9/22/23 - 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.