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Texas COVID-19 Case Notes – July 2021

At the time of initial publication by DSHS, all coronavirus data are provisional and subject to change. To document changes and explain data anomalies, DSHS publishes case notes accompanying data updates, when necessary. A listing of all available notes is available on the main Data Notes page

Case Notes - July 2021

7/31

  • In addition to 10,929 new confirmed cases, DSHS is reporting 152 older confirmed cases by labs: Archer (1), Bee (1), Cass (11), Collin (10), Cooke (1), Coryell (5), Dickens (1), El Paso (23), Ellis (3), Erath (1), Freestone (5), Galveston (3), Grimes (1), Harris (24), Hidalgo (2), Hill (2), Hockley (1), Hood (4), Houston (1), Hunt (1), Johnson (35), Kaufman (5), Kleberg (1), Lampasas (1), Lee (1), Medina (1), Parker (1), Robertson (1), Starr (3), Ward (1), and Willacy (1).
  • In addition to 1,803 new probable cases, DSHS is reporting 12 older probable cases by labs: Bee (2), Bowie (1), Brooks (1), Cooke (1), Hansford (1), Hidalgo (4), Kleberg (1), and Parker (1).

7/30

  • In addition to 13,149 new confirmed cases, DSHS is reporting 295 older confirmed cases by labs: Atascosa (4), Austin (3), Calhoun (1), Duval (9), Eastland (1), El Paso (10), Ellis (1), Frio (1), Galveston (3), Guadalupe (2), Harris (31), Hidalgo (209), Jim Wells (15), Johnson (1), Kaufman (1), Lavaca (1), Medina (1), and Waller (1).
  • In addition to 2,744 new probable cases, DSHS is reporting 39 older probable cases by labs: Harrison (2), Hidalgo (7), Hood (1), Jim Wells (1), Johnson (1), Liberty (3), and Walker (24). 
  • Confirmed cases were overreported by 180 for Bell County on 7/29/2021. The county and statewide total and new confirmed case counts have been corrected for 7/29/2021.
  • Excel data files and the County Trends Dashboard initially overreported 722 new confirmed cases on 7/30. All online data products were corrected to exclude this excess.

7/29

  • In addition to 6,167 new confirmed cases, DSHS is reporting 124 older confirmed cases by labs: Atascosa (8), Austin (1), Castro (3), Collin (1), Coryell (2), Duval (1), El Paso (2), Ellis (1), Fannin (1), Galveston (1), Gray (1), Guadalupe (1), Harris (20), Harrison (1), Hidalgo (43), Hood (1), Hopkins (1), Hutchinson (11), Johnson (10), Kaufman (1), Kendall (2), Madison (1), Medina (1), Panola (1), Robertson (1), Rockwall (1), Rusk (1), Stephens (1), and Walker (4).
  • In addition to 1,876 new probable cases, DSHS is reporting 105 older probable cases by labs: Cooke (1), Erath (4), Hidalgo (27), Hood (28), Johnson (1), Kleberg (2), Liberty (4), Madison (1), Medina (2), Parker (2), Red River (1), Somervell (5), Walker (26), and Wilson (1).
  • 12 TDCJ cases were removed from Anderson County. This is not reflected in county or statewide new confirmed cases, but cumulative county and statewide counts have been adjusted.

7/28

  • In addition to 10,086 new confirmed cases, DSHS is reporting 102 older confirmed cases by labs: Bowie (3), Burleson (1), Collin (1), Coryell (2), El Paso (11), Ellis (1), Fannin (1), Frio (1), Galveston (3), Grimes (1), Guadalupe (2), Harris (35), Hill (1), Hockley (1), Hood (1), Hopkins (1), Hutchinson (13), Jim Wells (2), Johnson (3), Kleberg (1), Madison (2), Marion (1), Nacogdoches (1), Parker (1), Rusk (3), Shelby (5), Upshur (2), and Washington (2).
  • In addition to 2,811 new probable cases, DSHS is reporting 18 older probable cases by labs: Callahan (1), Houston (1), Johnson (1), Madison (2), Medina (6), Moore (1), San Jacinto (2), and Trinity (4).
  • 17 confirmed cases were removed from Orange County due to deduplication. This is not reflected in county or statewide new confirmed cases, but cumulative county and statewide counts have been adjusted.

7/27

  • In addition to 6,571 new confirmed cases, DSHS is reporting 95 older confirmed cases by labs: Aransas (4), Bowie (1), Callahan (1), Cass (3), Collin (1), Deaf Smith (1), El Paso (5), Fannin (1), Guadalupe (2), Harris (45), Hidalgo (2), Hill (2), Hockley (5), Hutchinson (6), Johnson (8), Kaufman (2), Kendall (1), Parker (4), and Starr (1).
  • In addition to In addition to 1,929 new probable cases, DSHS is reporting 47 older probable cases by labs: Bastrop (2), Bowie (1), Comanche (2), Erath (2), Hidalgo (10), Hockley (5), Hood (18), Johnson (1), Parker (4), Somervell (1), and Ward (1).

7/26

  • In addition to 1,232 new confirmed cases, DSHS is reporting 30 older confirmed cases reported by labs: Harris (2), Llano (1), Robertson (1), and Uvalde (26).
  • In addition to 178 new probable cases, DSHS is also reporting 6 older probable cases reported by labs: Grimes (1), Panola (2), Uvalde (2), and Walker (1).

7/25

  • In addition to 2,036 new confirmed cases, DSHS is reporting 26 older confirmed cases reported by labs: Burleson (1), Burnet (1), El Paso (2), Harris (20), Liberty (1), and Rusk (1).
  • In addition to 294 new probable cases, DSHS is also reporting 2 older probable cases reported by labs: Trinity (2).

7/24

  • In addition to 4,978 new confirmed cases, DSHS is reporting 103 older confirmed cases reported by labs: Aransas (1), Bee (3), Burleson (1), Burnet (1), Collin (2), Galveston (2), Gray (5), Guadalupe (1), Harris (52), Hidalgo (1), Hockley (7), Hunt (19), Hutchinson (5), Johnson (1), Maverick (1), and Parker (1).
  • In addition to 1,532 new probable cases, DSHS is also reporting 19 older probable cases reported by labs: Atascosa (1), Harrison (1), Hidalgo (8), Hockley (5), Hood (1), Kaufman (1), and Rusk (2).
  • Anderson County confirmed cases decreased by 28 due to a decrease in TDCJ case counts. This decrease is not included in new confirmed cases for today but is included in county and statewide totals.

7/23

  • In addition to 5,391 new confirmed cases, DSHS is reporting 285 older confirmed cases reported by labs: Bandera (1), Bastrop (4), Bee (1), Blanco (1), Brazoria (5), Brooks (3), Calhoun (13), Carson (2), Cass (6), Colorado (1), Comanche (3), Deaf Smith (2), Duval (1), El Paso (4), Fannin (5), Galveston (1), Gray (7), Guadalupe (5), Harris (16), Harrison (1), Hidalgo (101), Hockley (5), Hutchinson (4), Jack (2), Jackson (1), Jefferson (52), Jim Wells (6), Jones (1), Karnes (2), Kaufman (2), Kendall (1), Matagorda (3), Maverick (1), Medina (9), Nacogdoches (1), Palo Pinto (1), Parker (1), Rockwall (4), Wilson (5), and Zavala (1).
  • In addition to 1,800 new probable cases, DSHS is also reporting 60 older probable cases reported by labs: Brazoria (7), Brooks (1), Calhoun (5), Carson (1), Castro (1), Deaf Smith (2), Ellis (1), Gray (6), Guadalupe (3), Harrison (1), Hidalgo (5), Hockley (2), Johnson (1), Kendall (2), Kleberg (1), Lamb (5), Liberty (1), Matagorda (1), Medina (9), Parker (1), Starr (2), Willacy (1), and Zavala (1).

7/22

  • In addition to 6,417 new confirmed cases, DSHS is reporting 193 older confirmed cases reported by labs: Aransas (1), Atascosa (11), Bastrop (4), Bee (1), Blanco (1), Bowie (1), Carson (4), Castro (4), Childress (3), Colorado (1), Comanche (1), Deaf Smith (4), Duval (1), Ellis (1), El Paso (3), Erath (1), Galveston (1), Gillespie (1), Gray (4), Guadalupe (3), Hansford (1), Harris (16), Hidalgo (58), Hockley (5), Hood (1), Hutchinson (3), Kendall (13), Kerr (4), Lamb (1), Liberty (2), Medina (18), Moore (4), Palo Pinto (1), Starr (1), Titus (1), Waller (1), Willacy (1), Wilson (9), and Zapata (2).
  • In addition to 1,895 new probable cases, DSHS is also reporting 90 older probable cases reported by labs: Atascosa (1), Austin (1), Bandera (1), Bowie (2), Castro (1), Colorado (1), Comanche (3), Cooke (1), Dimmit (15), Donley (1), Ellis (2), Gillespie (6), Gonzales (2), Guadalupe (2), Hansford (2), Hidalgo (6), Hockley (2), Hopkins (1), Hutchinson (1), Jim Wells (5), Kerr (4), Lamb (2), Lavaca (2), Medina (14), Parker (1), Rockwall (1), Walker (3), Wharton (3), Wilson (3), and Wise (1).

7/21

  • In addition to 3,621 new confirmed cases, DSHS is reporting 150 older confirmed cases reported by labs: Atascosa (25), Comanche (2), Ellis (1), El Paso (5), Galveston (10), Gillespie (1), Guadalupe (5), Harris (3), Hidalgo (28), Kendall (14), Medina (37), Robertson (2), Wilson (17).
  • In addition to 1,435 new probable cases, DSHS is also reporting 34 older probable cases reported by labs: Comanche (1), Donley (1), Frio (2), Hall (1), Hidalgo (4), Kendall (1), Medina (17), Nacogdoches (1), Oldham (1), Rusk (1), Starr (1), Upshur (2), Wilson (1)
  • Anderson County confirmed cases decreased by 39 due to a decrease in TDCJ case counts. This decrease is not included in new confirmed cases for today but is included in county and statewide totals.

7/20

  • In addition to 3,304 new confirmed cases, DSHS is reporting 91 older confirmed cases reported by labs: Atascosa (14), Blanco (1), Brazoria (1), Carson (1), Childress (1), Dallam (1), Ellis (1), El Paso (13), Floyd (2), Galveston (9), Gray (1), Guadalupe (9), Hansford (1), Hockley (1), Johnson (1), Karnes (1), Kendall (2), Lamb (1), Medina (19), Moore (1), Ochiltree (1), Titus (1), and Wilson (8).
  • In addition to 997 new probable cases, DSHS is also reporting 45 older probable cases reported by labs: Aransas (1), Brazoria (9), Cass (2), Castro (1), Deaf Smith (1), Frio (1), Hall (1), Hockley (1), Hood (1), Johnson (1), Kendall (1), Medina (6), Morris (6), Nacogdoches (1), Palo Pinto (1), Panola (1), Rusk (9), and Zapata (1).

7/19

  • In addition to 889 new confirmed cases, DSHS is reporting 24 older confirmed cases reported by labs: Harris (24).
  • DSHS is not reporting any older probable cases today.

7/18

  • In addition to 1,815 new confirmed cases, DSHS is reporting 36 older confirmed cases reported by labs: El Paso (1), Harris (27), Howard (5), Liberty (2), and Waller (1).
  • In addition to 286 new probable cases, DSHS is also reporting 9 older probable cases reported by labs: Howard (4), Matagorda (4), and Starr (1).

7/17

  • In addition to 2,686 new confirmed cases, DSHS is reporting 54 older confirmed cases reported by labs: Bee (1), El Paso (4), Galveston (16), Guadalupe (2), Harris (11), Hidalgo (4), Howard (5), Jim Wells (1), Kendall (3), Maverick (1), Medina (2), Refugio (1), Starr (1), Willacy (1), and Wilson (1).
  • In addition to 880 new probable cases, DSHS is also reporting 17 older probable cases reported by labs: Ellis (1), Hidalgo (3), Hood (1), Howard (4), Jim Wells (1), Kleberg (1), Starr (3), Upshur (1), and Willacy (2).

7/16

  • In addition to 3,008 new confirmed cases, DSHS is reporting 17 older confirmed cases reported by labs: Comanche (2), Ellis (1), Galveston (1), Harris (7), Hidalgo (4), Hood (1), and Oldham (1).
  • In addition to 1,231 new probable cases, DSHS is also reporting 25 older probable cases reported by labs: Brooks (1), Callahan (2), Comanche (1), Eastland (2), Erath (1), Hidalgo (5), Hood (1), Johnson (3), Jones (3), Knox (1), Parker (2), San Jacinto (1), Somervell (1), and Stephens (1).
  • Bell County new confirmed cases were overreported by 91 on 7/5/2021. New confirmed cases for 7/5/2021 (note below revised) and cumulative cases from 7/5/2021-7/15/2021 have been adjusted for both Bell County and Texas.

7/15

  • In addition to 3,462 new confirmed cases, DSHS is reporting 81 older confirmed cases reported by labs: Colorado (1), Harris (26), Hidalgo (52), and Hood (2).
  • In addition to 1,307 new probable cases, DSHS is also reporting 31 older probable cases reported by labs: Ellis (4), Hidalgo (20), Kaufman (1), Liberty (3), Parker (1), Rockwall (1), and Ward (1).

    7/14

    • In addition to 2,154 new confirmed cases, DSHS is reporting 83 older confirmed cases reported by labs: El Paso (2), Galveston (1), Harris (10), Hidalgo (59), Houston (2), Johnson (4), Kendall (2), Nacogdoches (2), and Zavala (1).
    • In addition to 866 new probable cases, DSHS is also reporting 23 older probable cases reported by labs: Bowie (8), Camp (4), Harrison (4), Hidalgo (6), and Nacogdoches (1).

    7/13

    • In addition to 2,613 new confirmed cases, DSHS is reporting 138 older confirmed cases reported by labs: Gonzales (1), Guadalupe (4), Harris (2), Hidalgo (62), Hopkins (52), Jackson (2), Kendall (2), Kerr (2), Lavaca (4), Maverick (5), Wilson (1), and Zavala (1).
    • In addition to 849 new probable cases, DSHS is also reporting 52 older probable cases reported by labs: Bowie (1), Dimmit (1), Frio (2), Guadalupe (2), Hidalgo (3), Hopkins (42), and Ward (1).

    7/12

    • In addition to 396 new confirmed cases, DSHS is reporting 7 older confirmed cases reported by labs: Harris (6) and Harrison (1).
    • DSHS is reporting 0 older probable cases reported by labs on 7/12/2021.

    7/11

    • In addition to 516 new confirmed cases, DSHS is reporting 26 older confirmed cases reported by labs: Austin (1), El Paso (2), Harris (21), Matagorda (1), and Wharton (1).
    • In addition to  54 new probable cases, DSHS is also reporting 4 older probable cases reported by labs: Austin (2), Bowie (1), and Waller (1).

    7/10

    • In addition to 1,719 new confirmed cases, DSHS is reporting 110 older confirmed cases reported by labs: Atascosa (1), Coleman (1), Dimmit (1), Erath (1), Galveston (1), Harris (25), Hidalgo (74), Kaufman (1), Maverick (3), Medina (1), and Parker (1).
    • In addition to 478 new probable cases, DSHS is also reporting 13 older probable cases reported by labs: Bowie (1), Hidalgo (9), Houston (1), Parmer (1), and Shelby (1).

    7/9

    • In addition to 1,798 new confirmed cases, DSHS is reporting 113 older confirmed cases reported by labs: Bandera (1), Ellis (1), Erath (2), Galveston (1), Harris (33), Harrison (1), Hidalgo (62), Jefferson (5), Karnes (1), Kaufman (1), Kerr (1), Liberty (1), Rockwall (2), and Wise (1).
    • In addition to 524 new probable cases, DSHS is also reporting 14 older probable cases reported by labs: Bowie (2), Clay (1), Hidalgo (8), Hood (1), Kleberg (1), and Rockwall (1).
    • Ellis Co. removed 52 confirmed cases due to QA efforts. This decrease is not included in new confirmed cases for today but is included in county and statewide totals. 

    7/8

    • In addition to 2,853 new confirmed cases, DSHS is reporting 53 older confirmed cases reported by labs: Baylor (1), Bowie (1), Coryell (1), Guadalupe (1), Harris (21), Harrison (1), Hidalgo (25), Maverick (1), and Medina (1).
    • In addition to 1,118 new probable cases, DSHS is also reporting 19 older probable cases reported by labs: Bowie (4), Burleson (1), Cass (2), Ellis (1), Guadalupe (1), Hidalgo (3), Hopkins (3), Rockwall (3), and Wilson (1).
    • On 6/22/2021, Jefferson County reported 505 new confirmed cases, but 482 of these cases were older cases. We have revised the historical data accordingly. 

    7/7

    • In addition to 1,282 new confirmed cases, DSHS is reporting 32 older confirmed cases reported by labs: Calhoun (1), El Paso (4), Fayette (1), Galveston (3), Harris (1), Jackson (1), Johnson (1), Lavaca (1), Maverick (1), Medina (3), Robertson (6), Starr (7), and Willacy (2).
    • In addition to 509 new probable cases, DSHS is also reporting 23 older probable cases reported by labs: Bee (1), Ellis (1), Fannin (2), Guadalupe (2), Jim Wells (2), Leon (1), Liberty (13), and Starr (1).

    7/6

    • In addition to 573 new confirmed cases, DSHS is reporting 96 older confirmed cases reported by labs: Bandera (1), Calhoun (5), Coleman (2), Coryell (2), Ellis (1), El Paso (1), Guadalupe (4), Harris (62), Jackson (1), Kaufman (1), Kendall (1), Lampasas (1), Lavaca (3), Maverick (2), Medina (4), Victoria (1), Washington (1), Wilson (2), and Wise (1).
    • In addition to 309 new probable cases, DSHS is also reporting 24 older probable cases reported by labs: Atascosa (1), Bowie (7), Cooke (1), Ellis (2), Guadalupe (3), Harrison (1), Karnes (1), Kaufman (2), Morris (1), Panola (1), Parker (1), Rockwall (1), Upshur (1), and Ward (1).

    7/5

    • In addition to 200 new confirmed cases, DSHS is reporting 7 older confirmed cases reported by labs: Collin (1), Goliad (1), Harris (2), Lee (1), Marion (1), and Waller (1).
    • In addition to 45 new probable cases, DSHS is also reporting 3 older probable cases reported by labs: Bastrop (2) and Marion (1).  

    7/4

    • In addition to 254 new confirmed cases, DSHS is reporting 152 older confirmed cases reported by labs: Collin (7), Harris (144), and Liberty (1).
    • In addition to 7 new probable cases, DSHS is also reporting 6 older probable cases reported by labs: Austin (1), and Liberty (5).
    • Many counties are not reporting over the holiday weekend.

    7/3

    • In addition to 829 new confirmed cases, DSHS is reporting 204 older confirmed cases reported by labs: Austin (1), Collin (25), Colorado (1), Ellis (3), El Paso (3), Galveston (4), Harris (66), Hidalgo (19), Hood (2), Hopkins (8), Lamb (1), Parker (5), Shelby (15), Titus (32), Trinity (1), Walker (10), Waller (3), Wharton (2), and Wise (3).
    • In addition to 347 new probable cases, DSHS is also reporting 58 older probable cases reported by labs: Austin (2), Colorado (1), Ellis (1), Hidalgo (6), Hopkins (24), Johnson (5), Liberty (1), Matagorda (1), San Jacinto (1), Shelby (15), and Trinity (1).
    • The City of Houston (reported through Harris County) will no longer report on weekends.

    7/2

    • In addition to 1,320 new confirmed cases, DSHS is reporting 207 older confirmed cases reported by labs: Atascosa (1), Austin (1), Bandera (1), Calhoun (1), Cass (19), Colorado (1), Comanche (1), Dimmit (1), Ellis (2), Galveston (1), Guadalupe (7), Harris (12), Hidalgo (21), Hopkins (40), Houston (11), Jackson (2), Johnson (2), Kendall (2), Kerr (1), Lavaca (2), Maverick (2), Orange (8), Shelby (28), Titus (38), Wilson (1), and Zapata (1).
    • In addition to 389 new probable cases, DSHS is also reporting 55 older probable cases reported by labs: Cass (1), Comanche (1), Guadalupe (1), Hidalgo (8), Hopkins (7), Houston (14), Orange (10), Parker (2), San Jacinto (3), Shelby (2), and Titus (6).
    • Ellis Co. removed 35 confirmed cases due to deduplication, and Jones Co. removed 25 confirmed cases due to TDCJ counts. These decreases are not reflected in new confirmed cases, but county and statewide totals have been adjusted.

    7/1

    • In addition to 1,144 new confirmed cases, DSHS is reporting 227 older confirmed cases reported by labs: Atascosa (1), Bee (1), Bowie (20), Cass (22), Colorado (1), El Paso (3), Galveston (2), Gonzales (1), Guadalupe (2), Harris (18), Hidalgo (27), Hopkins (13), Jim Wells (1), Johnson (2), Liberty (2), Matagorda (4), Nacogdoches (18), Palo Pinto (1), Red River (12), Robertson (3), Shelby (17), Titus (45), Walker (8), Waller (2), Wharton (1).
    • In addition to 752 new probable cases, DSHS is also reporting 123 older probable cases reported by labs: Bowie (22), Cass (2), Comanche (1), Hidalgo (18), Hopkins (14), Houston (31), Hutchinson (1), Lamb (1), Medina (1), Nacogdoches (17), Red River (3), Shelby (12).


      Last updated July 31, 2021