"County’s rising COVID counts mirror state increases" by: Mike Reddell

   The Matagorda County EOC reported five new COVID-19 positive cases Tuesday, June 23.
   On top of the 21 new cases reported by EOC Monday, Matagorda County Matagorda County now has 134 positive cases, of which 61 are recovered, and 68 active cases.
   The medical professions also report four patients seeking treatment with COVID-19 in the Matagorda Regional Medical Center.
   The Palacios Community Medical Center reports 35 negative and four (4) pending Covid-19 cases.
      The rapid rise of new cases in recent weeks drew a joint statement this week from Matagorda County Judge Nate McDonald, Bay City Mayor Robert Nelson, Palacios Mayor Glen Smith, and the senior medical and administrative leaders of Matagorda County’s largest community health organizations.

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