Nueces County COVID-19 tracker: Here's case, death and hospital data for December

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As the number of coronavirus cases in Nueces County develops, here are the latest updates and information.

The Corpus Christi-Nueces County Public Health District does not break down the daily COVID-19 statistics by vaccination status because hospitals cannot always report that data promptly and because contact tracing of confirmed cases takes time, public health director Annette Rodriguez told the Caller-Times.

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Isidro Bernardino receives a COVID-19 antibody infusion at the Titus Regional Medical Center in Mount Pleasant on Aug. 19, 2021.
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Nueces County COVID-19 update for Dec. 30, 2021

Nueces County reported 151 new COVID-19 cases and no related deaths on Dec. 30.

  • New cases reported by county — 151

  • Backlogged cases reported by state — 7,115 (new: 0)

  • Active cases — 1,115

  • Total cases — 70,051

  • Confirmed positive — 43,461 (new: 48)

  • Probable positive — 20,534 (new: 102)

  • Suspected positive — 6,056 (new: 1)

  • New deaths reported by county — 0

  • Total deaths — 1,312

  • Currently in hospital — 47

  • In intensive care — 15

  • Recovered — 67,624

Nueces County COVID-19 update for Dec. 29

Nueces County reported 130 new COVID-19 cases and no related deaths on Dec. 29.

  • New cases reported by county — 129

  • Backlogged cases reported by state — 7,115 (new: 1)

  • Active cases — 1,038

  • Total cases — 69,900

  • Confirmed positive — 43,413 (new: 60)

  • Probable positive — 20,432 (new: 70)

  • Suspected positive — 6,055 (new: 0)

  • New deaths reported by county — 0

  • Total deaths — 1,312

  • Currently in hospital — 50

  • In intensive care — 14

  • Recovered — 67,550

Nueces County COVID-19 update for Dec. 28

Nueces County reported 112 new COVID-19 cases and no related deaths on Dec. 28.

  • New cases reported by county — 112

  • Backlogged cases reported by state — 7,114 (new: 0)

  • Active cases — 941

  • Total cases — 69,770

  • Confirmed positive — 43,353 (new: 63)

  • Probable positive — 20,362 (new: 48)

  • Suspected positive — 6,055 (new: 1)

  • New deaths reported by county — 0

  • Total deaths — 1,312

  • Currently in hospital — 45

  • In intensive care — 14

  • Recovered — 67,517

Nueces County COVID-19 update for Dec. 27

Nueces County reported 84 new COVID-19 cases and no related deaths on Dec. 27.

  • New cases reported by county — 83

  • Backlogged cases reported by state — 7,114 (new: 1)

  • Active cases — 861

  • Total cases — 69,658

  • Confirmed positive — 43,290 (new: 40)

  • Probable positive — 20,314 (new: 37)

  • Suspected positive — 6,054 (new: 7)

  • New deaths reported by county — 0

  • Total deaths — 1,312

  • Currently in hospital — 43

  • In intensive care — 15

  • Recovered — 67,485

Nueces County COVID-19 update for Dec. 24

Nueces County reported 51 new COVID-19 cases and no related deaths on Dec. 24.

  • New cases reported by county — 51

  • Backlogged cases reported by state — 7,113

  • Active cases — 799

  • Total cases — 69,450

  • Confirmed positive — 43,162 (new: 29)

  • Probable positive — 20,252 (new: 10)

  • Suspected positive — 6,036 (new: 12)

  • New deaths reported by county — 0

  • Total deaths — 1,312

  • Currently in hospital — 25

  • In intensive care — 9

  • Recovered — 67,339

Nueces County COVID-19 update for Dec. 23

Nueces County reported 85 new COVID-19 cases and no related deaths on Dec. 23.

  • New cases reported by county — 85

  • Backlogged cases reported by state — 7,113

  • Active cases — 809

  • Total cases — 69,399

  • Confirmed positive — 43,133 (new: 36)

  • Probable positive — 20,242 (new: 34)

  • Suspected positive — 6,024 (new: 15)

  • New deaths reported by county — 0

  • Total deaths — 1,312

  • Currently in hospital — 33

  • In intensive care — 13

  • Recovered — 67,278

Nueces County COVID-19 update for Dec. 22

Nueces County reported 38 new COVID-19 cases and one related death on Dec. 22.

A man in his 80s died from the virus. His comorbidities included hypertension, heart disease and dementia, a news release stated.

  • New cases reported by county — 38

  • Backlogged cases reported by state — 7,113 (new: 1)

  • Active cases — 796

  • Total cases — 69,314

  • Confirmed positive — 43,097 (new: 20)

  • Probable positive — 20,208 (new: 13)

  • Suspected positive — 6,009 (new: 6)

  • New deaths reported by county — 1

  • Total deaths — 1,312

  • Currently in hospital — 33

  • In intensive care — 13

  • Recovered — 67,206

Nueces County COVID-19 update for Dec. 21

Nueces County reported 42 new COVID-19 cases and no related deaths on Dec. 21.

  • New cases reported by county — 42

  • Backlogged cases reported by state — 7,112

  • Active cases — 788

  • Total cases — 69,275

  • Confirmed positive — 43,077 (new: 15)

  • Probable positive — 20,195 (new: 21)

  • Suspected positive — 6,003 (new: 6)

  • New deaths reported by county — 0

  • Total deaths — 1,311

  • Currently in hospital — 34

  • In intensive care — 15

  • Recovered — 67,176

Nueces County COVID-19 update for Dec. 20

Nueces County reported 36 new COVID-19 cases and one related death on Dec. 20.

A woman in her 60s died from the virus. Her comorbidities included heart disease and diabetes, a news release stated.

  • New cases reported by county — 36

  • Backlogged cases reported by state — 7,112

  • Active cases — 765

  • Total cases — 69,233

  • Confirmed positive — 43,062 (new: 10)

  • Probable positive — 20,174 (new: 17)

  • Suspected positive — 5,997 (new: 9)

  • New deaths reported by county — 1

  • Total deaths — 1,311

  • Currently in hospital — 35

  • In intensive care — 16

  • Recovered — 67,157

Nueces County COVID-19 update for Dec. 16

Nueces County reported 58 new COVID-19 cases and one related death on Dec. 16.

A woman in her 90s died from the virus. Her comorbidities included included hypertension, heart disease, dementia and hypothyroidism, a news release stated.

  • New cases reported by county — 55

  • Backlogged cases reported by state — 7,109 (new: 3)

  • Active cases — 899

  • Total cases — 69,080

  • Confirmed positive — 43,013 (new: 12)

  • Probable positive — 20,119 (new: 24)

  • Suspected positive — 5,948 (new: 22)

  • New deaths reported by county — 1

  • Total deaths — 1,308

  • Currently in hospital — 36

  • In intensive care — 16

  • Recovered — 66,873

Nueces County COVID-19 update for Dec. 15

Nueces County reported 74 new COVID-19 cases and two related deaths on Dec. 15.

A man and a woman died from the virus. Their comorbidities included heart disease, a news release stated.

  • New cases reported by county — 67

  • Backlogged cases reported by state — 7,106 (new: 7)

  • Active cases — 938

  • Total cases — 69,022

  • Confirmed positive — 43,001 (new: 11)

  • Probable positive — 20,095 (new: 37)

  • Suspected positive — 5,926 (new: 26)

  • New deaths reported by county — 2

  • Total deaths — 1,307

  • Currently in hospital — 38

  • In intensive care — 16

  • Recovered — 66,777

Nueces County COVID-19 update for Dec. 14

Nueces County reported 33 new COVID-19 cases and no related deaths on Dec. 14.

  • New cases reported by county — 33

  • Backlogged cases reported by state — 7,099 (new: 1)

  • Active cases — 866

  • Total cases — 68,948

  • Confirmed positive — 42,990 (new: 8)

  • Probable positive — 20,058 (new: 16)

  • Suspected positive — 5,900 (new: 9)

  • New deaths reported by county — 0

  • Total deaths — 1,305

  • Currently in hospital — 38

  • In intensive care — 16

  • Recovered — 66,777

Nueces County COVID-19 update for Dec. 13

Nueces County reported 32 new COVID-19 cases and no related deaths on Dec. 13.

  • New cases reported by county — 26

  • Backlogged cases reported by state — 7,098 (new: 6)

  • Active cases — 867

  • Total cases — 68,915

  • Confirmed positive — 42,982 (new: 16)

  • Probable positive — 20,042 (new: 15)

  • Suspected positive — 5,891 (new: 1)

  • New deaths reported by county — 0

  • Total deaths — 1,305

  • Currently in hospital — 30

  • In intensive care — 12

  • Recovered — 66,743

Nueces County COVID-19 update for Dec. 10

Nueces County reported 63 new COVID-19 cases and no related deaths on Dec. 10.

  • New cases reported by county — 62

  • Backlogged cases reported by state — 7,092 (new: 1)

  • Active cases — 823

  • Total cases — 68,800

  • Confirmed positive — 42,951 (new: 16)

  • Probable positive — 20,012 (new: 13)

  • Suspected positive — 5,837 (new: 34)

  • New deaths reported by county — 0

  • Total deaths — 1,302

  • Currently in hospital — 31

  • In intensive care — 11

  • Recovered — 66,675

Nueces County COVID-19 update for Dec. 9, 2021

Nueces County reported 61 new COVID-19 cases and no related deaths on Dec. 9.

  • New cases reported by county — 59

  • Backlogged cases reported by state — 7,091 (new: 2)

  • Active cases — 820

  • Total cases — 68,737

  • Confirmed positive — 42,935 (new: 18)

  • Probable positive — 19,999 (new: 15)

  • Suspected positive — 5,803 (new: 28)

  • New deaths reported by county — 0

  • Total deaths — 1,302

  • Currently in hospital — 30

  • In intensive care — 12

  • Recovered — 66,615

Nueces County COVID-19 update for Dec. 8

Nueces County reported 72 new COVID-19 cases and no related deaths on Dec. 8.

  • New cases reported by county — 64

  • Backlogged cases reported by state — 7,089 (new: 8)

  • Active cases — 841

  • Total cases — 68,676

  • Confirmed positive — 42,917 (new: 23)

  • Probable positive — 19,984 (new: 11)

  • Suspected positive — 5,775 (new: 38)

  • New deaths reported by county — 0

  • Total deaths — 1,302

  • Currently in hospital — 29

  • In intensive care — 14

  • Recovered — 66,533

Nueces County COVID-19 update for Dec. 7

Nueces County reported 31 new COVID-19 cases and no related deaths on Dec. 7.

  • New cases reported by county — 25

  • Backlogged cases reported by state — 7,081 (new: 6)

  • Active cases — 796

  • Total cases — 68,604

  • Confirmed positive — 42,894 (new: 17)

  • Probable positive — 19,973 (new: 9)

  • Suspected positive — 5,737 (new: 5)

  • New deaths reported by county — 0

  • Total deaths — 1,302

  • Currently in hospital — 30

  • In intensive care — 11

  • Recovered — 66,506

Nueces County COVID-19 update for Dec. 6

Nueces County reported 19 new COVID-19 cases and three related deaths on Dec. 6.

Two women and a man in their 20s and 40s died from the virus. Their comorbidities included morbid obesity, a news release stated.

  • New cases reported by county — 19

  • Backlogged cases reported by state — 7,075 (new: 1)

  • Active cases — 811

  • Total cases — 68,573

  • Confirmed positive — 42,877 (new: 13)

  • Probable positive — 19,964 (new: 6)

  • Suspected positive — 5,732 (new: 0)

  • New deaths reported by county — 3

  • Total deaths — 1,302

  • Currently in hospital — 27

  • In intensive care — 11

  • Recovered — 66,460

Nueces County COVID-19 update for Dec. 4-5

Nueces County reported 94 new COVID-19 cases and one related death for Dec. 4-5.

  • New cases reported by county — 71

  • Backlogged cases reported by state — 7,074 (new: 23)

  • Active cases — 822

  • Total cases — 68,554

  • Confirmed positive — 42,864 (new: 24)

  • Probable positive — 19,958 (new: 40)

  • Suspected positive — 5,732 (new: 30)

  • New deaths reported by county — 1

  • Total deaths — 1,299

  • Currently in hospital — 28

  • In intensive care — 11

  • Recovered — 66,433

Nueces County COVID-19 update for Dec. 3

Nueces County reported 66 new COVID-19 cases and no related deaths on Dec. 3.

  • New cases reported by county — 60

  • Backlogged cases reported by state — 7,051 (new: 6)

  • Active cases — 834

  • Total cases — 68,460

  • Confirmed positive — 42,840 (new: 16)

  • Probable positive — 19,918 (new: 26)

  • Suspected positive — 5,702 (new: 24)

  • New deaths reported by county — 0

  • Total deaths — 1,298

  • Currently in hospital — 28

  • In intensive care — 12

  • Recovered — 66,328

Nueces County COVID-19 update for Dec. 2

Nueces County reported 127 new COVID-19 cases and one related death on Dec. 2.

A man in his 50s died from the virus. He had morbid obesity, a news release stated.

  • New cases reported by county — 87

  • Backlogged cases reported by state — 7,045 (new: 40)

  • Active cases — 836

  • Total cases — 68,394

  • Confirmed positive — 42,824 (new: 28)

  • Probable positive — 19,892 (new: 65)

  • Suspected positive — 5,678 (new: 34)

  • New deaths reported by county — 1

  • Total deaths — 1,298

  • Currently in hospital — 29

  • In intensive care — 11

  • Recovered — 66,260

Nueces County COVID-19 update for Dec. 1

Nueces County reported 62 new COVID-19 cases and no related deaths on Dec. 1.

  • New cases reported by county — 56

  • Backlogged cases reported by state — 7,005 (new: 6)

  • Active cases — 748

  • Total cases — 68,267

  • Confirmed positive — 42,796 (new: 17)

  • Probable positive — 19,827 (new: 13)

  • Suspected positive — 5,644 (new: 32)

  • New deaths reported by county — 0

  • Total deaths — 1,297

  • Currently in hospital — 28

  • In intensive care — 11

  • Recovered — 66,222

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