By Bulletin staff


On Thursday, the Brownwood/Brown County Health Department announced one new positive COVID-19 test result.


The positive result is from a resident of a nursing home in Brown County, according to a news release from the city. This facility will be referred to as nursing home No. 3.


The new case is not associated with either of the previous two nursing home facilities that reported positive results, the release states.


Remaining nursing home facilities that have not received mass testing will be tested by the National Guard on Friday and Saturday. Testing will include all employees and residents of the facilities.


The number of pending tests increased to 47, most of which are from Brownwood Regional Medical Center due to preoperative screening.


The total COVID-19 cases in Brown County is 58.


The current totals for COVID-19 testing in Brown County:


• Tested: 802


• Negative: 695


• Pending: 47


• Positive case: 58


• Recovered: 31


• Deaths: 9