Houston Health Department

Houston Health Department reports 81 new COVID-19 cases


April 1, 2020

HOUSTON — The Houston Health Department reported 81 new coronavirus (COVID-19) cases today, bringing Houston’s total to 458.

The number of Houston deaths remains at four.

Investigations conducted by the department will identify potential contacts exposed to the virus. The department will provide close contacts guidance about the virus and monitor them for the development of symptoms.

Privacy protection laws only permit the release of limited patient information.

Houstonians may visit HoustonEmergency.org/covid19 for updated information about local risk, protective actions, frequently asked questions, communication resources, rumor control, emergency preparedness tips and more.