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Texas COVID-19 Case Notes - September 2020

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 - September 2020

 DSHS began reporting probable cases on 12/11/2020. Probable cases are not included in the case numbers below.

9/30

  • 31 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Dallas County new confirmed cases (758).
  • 8 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Galveston County new confirmed cases (26).
  • 308 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Harris County new confirmed cases (300).
  • 1 older case recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Harrison County new confirmed cases (6).

9/29

  • 1 older case recently reported by labs was included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Collin County new confirmed cases (54).
  • 11 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Dallas County new confirmed cases (186).
  • 13 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Galveston County new confirmed cases (19).
  • 221 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Harris County new confirmed cases (133).
  • 4 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Nacogdoches County new confirmed cases (11).

9/28

  • 5 older confirmed cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Collin County new confirmed cases (228).
  • 313 older confirmed cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Harris County new confirmed cases (172).
  • 2,375 older confirmed cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Bexar County new confirmed cases (38).

9/27

  • 171 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Dallas County new confirmed cases (202).
  • 8 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Galveston County new confirmed cases (21).
  • 223 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Harris County new confirmed cases (113).

9/26

  • 4 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Collin County new confirmed cases (38).
  • 884 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Dallas County new confirmed cases (295).
  • 14 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Galveston County new confirmed cases (25).
  • 599 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Harris County new confirmed cases (252).
  • 84 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Tarrant County new confirmed cases (246).
  • 2 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Harrison County new confirmed cases (1).
  • 15 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Nacogdoches County new confirmed cases (8).
  • 1 older case recently reported by labs was included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Upshur County new confirmed cases (2).

9/25

  • 563 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Dallas County new confirmed cases (140).
  • 15 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Galveston County new confirmed cases (2).
  • 460 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Harris County new confirmed cases (204).
  • 286 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Tarrant County new confirmed cases (225).
  • 2 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Nacogdoches County new confirmed cases (8).
  • 1 older case recently reported by labs was included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Harrison County new confirmed cases (7).

9/24

  • 17 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Collin County new confirmed cases (83).
  • 20 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Dallas County new confirmed cases (326).
  • 438 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Harris County new confirmed cases (106).
  • 2 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Franklin County new confirmed cases (0).
  • 2 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Titus County new confirmed cases (0).
  • 1 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Hopkins County new confirmed cases (1).
 

9/23

  • 25 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Collin County new confirmed cases (125).
  • 2 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Dallas County new confirmed cases (170).
  • 385 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Harris County new confirmed cases (142).
  • 1 older case recently reported by labs was included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Hopkins County new confirmed cases (0).
  • 2 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Shelby County new confirmed cases (9).

9/22

  • 2 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Dallas County new confirmed cases (314).
  • 13,622 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Harris County new confirmed cases (507).
  • 231 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Nueces County new confirmed cases (1).
  • 1 older cases recently reported by labs was included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and San Jacinto County new confirmed cases (0).

9/21

  • There was an increase of 1,051 TDCJ cases in Anderson County after a similar decrease on Friday. The county total was adjusted, but the cases did not factor into county or statewide new confirmed cases on either day.
  • 2,078 older case recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Bexar County new confirmed cases (103).
  • 3 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Collin County new confirmed cases (42).
  • 306 older case recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Dallas County new confirmed cases (465).
  • 298 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Frio County new confirmed cases (1).
  • 328 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Harris County new confirmed cases (225).
  • 1 older case recently reported by labs was included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Houston County new confirmed cases (2).
  • 125 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Tarrant County new confirmed cases (203).
  • Older cases are being reported for several counties in Public Health Region 8 after DSHS staff identified 3,921 cases that had not previously been reported. Those counties are Atascosa (522), Bandera (41), Calhoun (186), Dimmit (53), Edwards (33), Gillespie (96), Gonzales (234), Guadalupe (1587), Jackson (77), Karnes (181), Kendall (128), Kerr (142), Kinney (19), Lavaca (252), Real (12), Wilson (307) and Zavala (51). There are no new cases reported for those counties today.

9/20

  • 1 older case recently reported by labs was included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Dallas County new confirmed cases (155).
  • 207 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Harris County new confirmed cases (612).
  • 17 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Galveston County new confirmed cases (31).

9/19

  • 26 older cases were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Dallas County new confirmed cases (329).
  • 340 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Harris County new confirmed cases (477).
  • 28 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Collin County new confirmed cases (55).

9/18

  • There was a decrease of 1,070 cases in the Anderson County TDCJ counts. This decrease is reflected in the total Anderson County cases, but not in the statewide and Anderson new cases (2).
  • 52 older cases were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Dallas County new confirmed cases (406).
  • 13 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Galveston County new confirmed cases (29).
  • 305 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Harris County new confirmed cases (552).
  • 47 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Montgomery County new confirmed cases (59).
  • 94 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Collin County new confirmed cases (67).
  • 1 older case (3 cases total) recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and county new confirmed cases for each of Bowie, Harrison, and Houston Counties.

9/17

  • 13 older cases were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Dallas County new confirmed cases (298).
  • 167 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Harris County new confirmed cases (268).
  • 93 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Montgomery County new confirmed cases (68).
  • 239 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Tarrant County new confirmed cases (139).
  • 15 older cases were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Collin County new confirmed cases (102).
  • 1 older case was included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Camp County new confirmed cases (1).
  • 1 older case was included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Upshur County new confirmed cases (1)

9/16

  • 26 older cases were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Collin County new confirmed cases (87).
  • 68 older cases were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Dallas County new confirmed cases (122).
  • 2411 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Harris County new confirmed cases (357).
  • 109 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Montgomery County new confirmed cases (57).
  • 3 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Houston County new confirmed cases (4).

9/15

  • 100 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Dallas County new confirmed cases (340).
  • 110 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Montgomery County new confirmed cases (116).
  • 316 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Harris County new confirmed cases (1,080).
  • There was an error in the data reported for Lamar County yesterday. Their cases were overstated by 41, so we have revised yesterday’s statewide cumulative cases to 663,404 and the new statewide cases for yesterday to 2,554. Lamar County data was similarly updated.

9/14

  • 17 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Dallas County new confirmed cases (139).
  • 1399 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Bexar County new confirmed cases (101).

9/13

  • 5 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Dallas County new confirmed cases (160).

9/12

  • 64 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Dallas County new confirmed cases (195).
  • 46 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Galveston County new confirmed cases (26).
  • 309 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Harris County new confirmed cases (948).

9/11

  • 59 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Montgomery County new confirmed cases (120).

9/10

  • 110 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Dallas County new confirmed cases (266).
  • 56 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Montgomery County new confirmed cases (33).

9/9

  • The number of TDCJ Offender cases in Walker County decreased by 453. To avoid double counting, those cases were removed from Walker County and statewide counts. Today’s statewide (4,285) and Walker County (2) new confirmed cases reflect the actual change from yesterday to today without removing the TDCJ cases.
  • 168 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Montgomery County new confirmed cases (45).

9/8

  • Five older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Nueces County new confirmed cases (38).

9/7

  • Three older confirmed case were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Dallas county new confirmed cases (244).

9/6

  • 195 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Dallas County new confirmed cases (203).

9/5

  • 30 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Dallas County new confirmed cases (165).

9/4

  • One older case recently reported by labs was included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Dallas County new confirmed cases (249).
  • 28 older cases recently reported by labs were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Montgomery county new confirmed cases (114).
  • Public Health Region 11 has identified 1,238 older cases in South Texas that were previously unreported. Those cases have been included in the statewide total but excluded from new confirmed cases. Those old cases by county are Aransas: 78, Bee: 149, Brooks: 18, Duval: 7, Jim Wells: 183, Kenedy: 1, Kleburg: 223, McMullen: 2, Refugio: 28, Starr: 343, Willacy: 205, Zapata: 1.

9/3

  • A backlog of 35 confirmed cases were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Dallas County new confirmed cases (323).
  • A backlog of 27 cases were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Montgomery County new confirmed cases (77).
  • Previously, 281 TDCJ offender cases transferred from Jefferson County to Walker County ahead of Hurricane Laura were classified as new cases in Walker County. They have since returned to Jefferson County. To avoid double counting, those cases were removed from Walker County and statewide counts. Today’s statewide (3,899) and Walker County (35) new confirmed cases reflect the actual change from yesterday to today.

9/2

  • A backlog of 167 confirmed cases were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Dallas County new confirmed cases (455).
  • A backlog of 10 cases were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Montgomery County new confirmed cases (54).

9/1

  • A backlog of 235 confirmed cases were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Dallas county new confirmed cases (225).
  • A backlog of 13 confirmed cases were included in the statewide total but excluded from statewide and Montgomery county new confirmed cases (143).


Last updated December 11, 2020