Health department receives 30 positive COVID results Wednesday

Special to the Bulletin

The Brownwood/Brown County Health Department received 30 positive COVID-19 test results Wednesday, 132 negatives and six recoveries.

The case counts include partial results from the mobile drive from Sunday. Only one individual is currently hospitalized.

On Tuesday, the health department received 9 positive test results and 24 negatives.

The Brownwood/ Brown County Health Department only reports polymerase chain reaction diagnostic tests or PCR tests as they are more commonly known.

These tests are highly specific because they are based on the unique genetic sequence of SARS-CoV-2. The Brownwood/Brown County Health Department does not report antibody or antigen tests in our numbers. The Health Department does however continue to provide support and contact tracing for antibody and antigen testing.

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

2578  Tested

2245   Negative

177     Pending

156     Positive

66        Recovered

77        Active Cases

13        Deaths