There are 482 TDCJ employees, staff or contractors who have tested positive for COVID-19 and 1299 offenders who have tested positive. 5 employees and 23 offenders are believed to have died as a result of COVID-19. There are now 66 employees and 371 offenders who have medically recovered.
There are an additional 14 deaths that are under investigation and pending preliminary autopsy results. Three other deaths that had been under investigation have been determined to be non-COVID-19 related after the return of preliminary autopsy reports.20,510 offenders are on medical restriction because they may have had contact with either an employee or offender with a positive or pending COVID-19 test.
PRECAUTIONARY LOCK DOWN FACILITIES: 48,674 offenders impacted
Texas total testing – 427,210
Public Labs – 14,087
Private Labs – 413,123
*number does not include the total tested by all private labs.
Lab Confirmed Patients In Texas Hospitals – 1,888
Texas COVID-19 positive cases – 33,369
Fatalities – 906
Patients Recovered – 16,791
216 of 254 counties reporting cases.
Texas Governor Abbott discussed opening barbershops and hair stylists on May 8th with guidelines. Gyms and Exercise
Facilities may open May 18th with guidelines. Non-essential Manufacturers may open on May 18th with guidelines. Bars
cannot open yet but Governor Abbott wants to hear from bar owners about safe ways to open.
Mobile test site 5/10/20: 9am-6pm. Registration begins 48 hours prior to the test date.
www.txcovidtest.org or call 512-883-2400. Anyone can get a test done, you do not have to be