Nursing home resident becomes 21st COVID-19 death in Brown Co.

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BROWNWOOD, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) — Another nursing home resident in Brownwood has died from COVID-19.

The Brownwood/Brown County Health Department reports that the person who died was a female in her 80s.

This is the 21st COVID-19 death in Brown County, most of which were either nursing home residents or relatives of nursing home employees.

The health department reports no new positive cases and 4 recoveries on Friday.

There are currently 76 active cases, and six are hospitalized. The total positive PCR tests for Brown County is 351, and the total positive antigen/antibody tests are now 37.

The current totals for COVID-19 testing in Brown County are below:

  •      3248    Tested
  •      2890    Negative
  •       351   Positive Cases (PCR Tests)
  •         37 Positive Antigen/Antibody
  •           7   Pending
  •         254 Recovered
  •            76  Active Cases
  •            21  Deaths

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