Galveston County Health District (GCHD) today announces 83 residents and employees at The Resort at Texas City have tested positive for COVID-19. This includes the 13 positive cases reported Thursday by the health district.
GCHD, in partnership with UTMB, on Thursday tested 146 residents and employees for COVID-19 at The Resort at Texas City after 13 residents and employees had previously tested positive for the virus. Some results are still pending.
Galveston County Local Health Authority Dr. Philip Keiser is in the process of issuing a Public Health Order enforcing restrictions on Galveston County long-term care facilities in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.