BEAUMONT, Texas — Beaumont has added 10 more positive cases of coronavirus as the six-town jurisdiction rises to 112.
The 112 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported Monday include residents from Beaumont, Hamshire, Fannett, Cheek, China and Nome according to an update from the city.
- Beaumont: 106
- Hamshire: 0
- Fannett: 1
- Cheek: 1
- China: 3
- Nome: 1
STATUS OF COVID-TEST:
- Positive: 112
- Negative: 330
- Pending: 110
- Total Tested: 552
STATUS OF CONFIRMED CASES:
- Isolated: 91
- Recovered: 15
- Deaths: 6
CONFIRMED CASES BY AGE:
- 0-10: 2
- 11-20: 1
- 21-30: 13
- 31-40: 13
- 41-50: 9
- 51-60: 26
- 61-70: 22
- 71-80: 19
- 80+: 7
The daily updates are part of an overhaul to the city's website that puts the mayor's report, stay at home orders and other important links about COVID-19 front and center.
The information will be posted daily on several City of Beaumont's Facebook pages as well as the city's website.
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The information provided by Beaumont goes further than some other agencies in Southeast Texas. The data includes age ranges, the sex of the patients as well as how many people have recovered from the virus.
Reported illnesses have ranged from mild symptoms to severe illness and death for confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases, the CDC says.
These symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure:
- Shortness of breath
PREVENT THE SPREAD:
Clean your hands often
- Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds especially after you have been in a public place, or after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.
- If soap and water are not readily available, use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol. Cover all surfaces of your hands and rub them together until they feel dry.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
Avoid close contact
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick
- Put distance between yourself and other people if COVID-19 is spreading in your community. This is especially important for people who are at higher risk of getting very sick.
Stay home if you’re sick
- Stay home if you are sick, except to get medical care. Learn what to do if you are sick.
Cover coughs and sneezes
- Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze or use the inside of your elbow.
- Throw used tissues in the trash.
- Immediately wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not readily available, clean your hands with a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.
Clean and disinfect
- Clean AND disinfect frequently touched surfaces daily. This includes tables, doorknobs, light switches, countertops, handles, desks, phones, keyboards, toilets, faucets, and sinks.
- If surfaces are dirty, clean them: Use detergent or soap and water prior to disinfection.