Matagorda County posts 67 new positive COVID-19 cases
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On Wednesday July 1, the Matagorda County EOC has been informed that we have an additional seventeen (17) new cases of COVID-19 for the second time in a row. Seventeen yesterday and seventeen today.
With the July 4 weekend approaching, county officials are well aware that Matagorda County beaches are expected to be full of visitors and locals and are urging all that visit the beaches to practice social distancing as much as possible during this pandemic.
The Bay City Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture is partnering with the Matagorda County Economic Development Corporation and the Bay City Community Development Corporation in leading the discussions with area businesses to assist in business continuity plans.
On Sunday June 28, the Matagorda County EOC has been informed that they have an additional five (5) new cases of COVID-19. The Matagorda Regional Medical Center reports 7 patients are seeking treatment with COVID-19 at the medical Center.
In the last two days, Matagorda County has added 21 new positive COVID-19 cases as it is starting to appear that the area is either in a second wave or relapse of pandemic virus.
While areas in Texas with rising COVID-19 numbers are starting to enforce a mandatory mask order, Matagorda County Judge Nate McDonald said Tuesday that county residents “should be responsible enough to wear a mask if they cannot socially distance.”