COVID-19 Updates

Case Counts, Local Updates & Closures

Current COVID-19 Case Counts
- As of July 6, there are 200,557 confirmed cases and 2,655 deaths due to COVID-19 in Texas.1
       You can see the case counts per county by visiting Texas DSHS Map - COVID cases
- As of July 6, San Patricio County has recorded 204 positive cases of COVID-19.
       77 of the 204 patients have recovered.
       The results from the tests collected in May at the mobile State testing sites have been released. The case count for San Patricio County includes those results. 
       NOTE: The results from the tests collected in June at the mobile State testing sites have not been returned to the County at this time. 
       ***The City of Portland does not conduct registration, appointments, testing or test analysis.***
- As of July 6, Nueces County has recorded 4,084 positive cases of COVID-19 and 18 deaths due to COVID-19.3
- As of July 6, there are 2,886,267 cases and 129,811 deaths due to COVID-19 in the United States.4
- It is important to understand that COVID-19 does not always result in death. Over 6.3 million people worldwide have recovered from COVID-19  according to
  Johns Hopkins Medicine.5
NOTE: The case counts and information are updated as the information becomes available. 

Local updates
San Patricio County Judge David Krebs signed Executive Order DK-04 on Friday June 26. This new Executive Order went into effect on Wednesday, July 1.
To see this Executive Order in full click here: San Patricio County Executive Order DK-04

Many City-owned facilities have reopened and in-person services have resumed. The City is not moving to Phase 2 of reopening due to the increase in COVID-19 cases. You can see the details for each facility that has reopened on our Reopening page: portlandtx.com/Reopen

Portland City Hall is open, but we will keep our online forms, payment options, and contact information for Utility Billing, Municipal Court, and Permit offices on our Online Services page: portlandtx.com/OnlineForms

Closed City Facilities
- Portland Senior Center
- Bell/Whittington Public Library building

Stay Informed. Avoid Infection. Slow the Spread.
Learning the hazards and prevention methods for COVID-19 can help protect yourself, loved ones, and friends.


References
https://dshs.texas.gov/news/updates.shtm#coronavirus 
  Texas Department of Human and Health Services - Texas Case Count as of July 6, 2020
2 https://sanpatem.com/ 
  San Patricio County Emergency Management - San Patricio County case count as of July 6, 2020
http://news.cctexas.com/news/coronavirus-update-6795333 
  Nueces County Public Health District and the City of Corpus Christi - Nueces County case count as of July 6, 2020
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/cases-in-us.html 
  Center for Disease Control and Prevention - US Cases as of July 6, 2020
https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/health/conditions-and-diseases/coronavirus 
  "As of July 7, 2020, 538,796 deaths have been attributed to COVID-19. However, 6,324,462 people have recovered from the illness."