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Texas COVID-19 Case Notes – November 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 - November 2021

11/30

  • In addition to 4,549 new confirmed cases, DSHS is reporting 163 older confirmed cases by labs: Coryell (1), El Paso (141), Galveston (16), Hutchinson (1), Lipscomb (1), Ochiltree (1), Starr (1), and Wheeler (1).
  • In addition to 1,727 new probable cases, DSHS is reporting 2 older probable cases by labs: Swisher (1) and Wheeler (1).

11/29

  • In addition to 2,036 new confirmed cases, DSHS is reporting 163 older confirmed cases by labs: Aransas (1), Austin (1), Coryell (2), El Paso (151), Lampasas (2), Liberty (3), Mcmullen (1), and Starr (2).
  • In addition to 915 new probable cases, DSHS is reporting 8 older probable cases by labs: Austin (3), Colorado (1), Liberty (2), and Willacy (2).

11/28

  • In addition to 268 new confirmed cases, DSHS is reporting 92 older confirmed cases by labs: El Paso (92).
  • DSHS is reporting 0 older probable cases today.

11/27

  • In addition to 509 new confirmed cases, DSHS is reporting 51 older confirmed cases by labs: El Paso (51).
  • DSHS is reporting 0 older probable cases today.

11/26

  • In addition to 589 new confirmed cases, DSHS is reporting 19 older confirmed cases by labs: El Paso (17) and Harris (2).
  • DSHS is reporting 0 older probable cases today.

11/25

  • In addition to 3,946 new confirmed cases, DSHS is reporting 76 older confirmed cases by labs: El Paso (55) and Harris (21).
  • DSHS is reporting 0 older probable cases today.

11/24

  • In addition to 3,316 new confirmed cases, DSHS is reporting 229 older confirmed cases by labs: Aransas (1), Austin (1), Burnet (1), Colorado (2), El Paso (172), Fayette (1), Grimes (1), Harris (40), Hidalgo (1), Liberty (2), and Starr (7).
  • In addition to 852 new probable cases, DSHS is reporting 16 older probable cases by labs: Austin (3), Colorado (1), Hidalgo (2), Jim Wells (3), Starr (4), Washington (1), and Willacy (2).

11/23

  • In addition to 2,807 new confirmed cases, DSHS is reporting 111 older confirmed cases by labs: Deaf Smith (1), El Paso (49), Galveston (33), Hall (1), Harris (12), Hidalgo (9), Jim Hogg (1), Jim Wells (1), Johnson (1), Kleberg (2), and Willacy (1).
  • In addition to 734 new probable cases, DSHS is reporting 15 older probable cases by labs: Bastrop (1), Burnet (1), Deaf Smith (2), Hidalgo (2), Johnson (1), Rockwall (1), Starr (3), Willacy (2), and Wise (2).

11/22

  • In addition to 1,398 new confirmed cases, DSHS is reporting 50 older confirmed cases by labs: Coryell (1) and El Paso (49).
  • DSHS is reporting 0 older probable cases today.

11/21

  • In addition to 504 new confirmed cases, DSHS is reporting 474 older confirmed cases by labs: Bee (2), Colorado (1), El Paso (436), Harris (24), Jim Hogg (1), Jim Wells (1), Liberty (2), Starr (4), Walker (2), and Willacy (1).
  • In addition to 13 new probable cases, DSHS is reporting 16 older probable cases by labs: Bee (1), Kleberg (2), Liberty (2), Starr (8), and Willacy (3).

11/20

  • In addition to 2,121 new confirmed cases, DSHS is reporting 41 older confirmed cases by labs: Aransas (1), Bee (1), Brooks (1), Carson (1), Coryell (1), Harris (29), Jim Wells (1), Johnson (1), Kleberg (1), and Starr (4).
  • In addition to 762 new probable cases, DSHS is reporting 40 older probable cases by labs: Brooks (1), Cooke (2), Duval (1), Hidalgo (4), Jim Wells (1), Johnson (1), Kleberg (2), Rockwall (1), Starr (9), Willacy (14), Wise (2), and Zapata (2).
  • The following counties are reporting decreases due to deduplication: Bastrop (78), Coryell (47), Liberty (20), Matagorda (21), Walker (18), and Wharton (29). These decreases are not reflected in county or statewide new confirmed cases, but cumulative county and statewide confirmed counts have been adjusted.
  • Large fluctuations in active and recovered today are due to counties and regions reverting to DSHS calculations during the transition to NEDSS data.

1/19

  • In addition to 3,372 new confirmed cases, DSHS is reporting 65 older confirmed cases by labs: Childress (1), El Paso (29), Galveston (3), Harris (21), Hill (1), Hockley (1), Hutchinson (1), Jim Wells (1), Kleberg (3), Starr (3), and Willacy (1).
  • In addition to 998 new probable cases, DSHS is reporting 35 older probable cases by labs: Grimes (1), Hemphill (1), Hidalgo (7), Hutchinson (1), Jim Wells (4), Kerr (1), Moore (1), Starr (10), Willacy (8), and Zapata (1).

11/18

  • In addition to 4,192 new confirmed cases, DSHS is reporting 38 older confirmed cases by labs: El Paso (16), Harris (21), and Waller (1).
  • In addition to 802 new probable cases, DSHS is reporting 6 older probable cases by labs: Austin (1), Hidalgo (1), Liberty (3), and Waller (1).
  • Jones, Anderson, and Walker Counties had decreases in 20, 180, and 50 new confirmed cases, respectively, due to decreases in reported cases from TDCJ. These decreases are not reflected in county or statewide new confirmed cases, but cumulative county and statewide confirmed counts have been adjusted.

11/17

  • In addition to 3,906 new confirmed cases, DSHS is reporting 34 older confirmed cases by labs: Coryell (2), Deaf Smith (1), El Paso (23), Hall (2), Hidalgo (1), Kleberg (1), Lampasas (1), Moore (1), Starr (1), and Wheeler (1).
  • In addition to 961 new probable cases, DSHS is reporting 21 older probable cases by labs: Gray (2), Hidalgo (15), Moore (3), and Walker (1).

11/16

  • In addition to 3,386 new confirmed cases, DSHS is reporting 55 older confirmed cases by labs: Burleson (1), Deaf Smith (1), El Paso (36), Fayette (1), Grimes (3), Harris (2), Hidalgo (2), Hutchinson (1), Leon (1), Lipscomb (1), Madison (3), Parmer (1), Robertson (1), and Victoria (1).
  • In addition to 915 new probable cases, DSHS is reporting 4 older probable cases by labs: Gray (1), Hidalgo (2), and Hutchinson (1).

11/15

  • In addition to 1,207 new confirmed cases, DSHS is reporting 9 older confirmed cases by labs: Austin (1) and El Paso (8).
  • Today, DSHS is reporting no older probable cases.

11/14

  • In addition to 481 new confirmed cases, DSHS is reporting 38 older confirmed cases by labs: Harris (21), Liberty (11), Walker (3), Waller (2), and Wharton (1).
  • In addition to 72 new probable cases, DSHS is reporting 23 older probable cases by labs: Colorado (1), Liberty (12), Walker (1), Waller (3), and Wharton (6).

11/13

  • In addition to 3,028 new confirmed cases, DSHS is reporting 76 older confirmed cases by labs: El Paso (27), Harris (41), Hidalgo (1), Hockley (1), Johnson (2), Kaufman (1), Parker (1), Rockwall (1), and Trinity (1).
  • In addition to 821 new probable cases, DSHS is reporting 7 older probable cases by labs: Hidalgo (2), Panola (1), San Jacinto (2), and Shelby (2).

11/12

  • In addition to 2,270 new confirmed cases, DSHS is reporting 127 older confirmed cases by labs: Austin (1), Colorado (2), Harris (111), Liberty (11), and Waller (2).
  • In addition to 543 new probable cases, DSHS is reporting 18 older probable cases by labs: Austin (4), Liberty (2), Matagorda (1), Rusk (1), and Wharton (10).

11/11

  • In addition to 3,034 new confirmed cases, DSHS is reporting 107 older confirmed cases by labs: Comanche (2), El Paso (12), Ellis (1), Harris (61), Hidalgo (18), Hood (3), Johnson (1), Liberty (6), Lipscomb (1), Parker (1), and Trinity (1).
  • In addition to 733 new probable cases, DSHS is reporting 40 older probable cases by labs: Austin (5), Caldwell (1), Callahan (1), Colorado (3), Comanche (2), Eastland (2), Hidalgo (1), Hood (1), Houston (1), Liberty (13), Lipscomb (1), Parker (2), Waller (3), and Wharton (4).

11/10

  • In addition to 3,354 new confirmed cases, DSHS is reporting 44 older confirmed cases by labs: Callahan (1), Cass (1), Comanche (2), Deaf Smith (2), El Paso (18), Ellis (2), Hockley (2), Johnson (2), Jones (1), Liberty (4), Parker (1), Parmer (1), Runnels (4), Shackelford (1), and Walker (2).
  • In addition to 1,110 new probable cases, DSHS is reporting 81 older probable cases by labs: Aransas (1), Callahan (3), Comanche (3), Deaf Smith (1), Duval (2), Ellis (6), Erath (3), Fannin (1), Floyd (1), Gray (6), Hidalgo (16), Hockley (1), Hood (4), Houston (2), Jim Hogg (2), Johnson (3), Kaufman (2), Kleberg (1), Liberty (2), Lipscomb (1), Moore (3), Parker (2), Rockwall (2), Runnels (4), Rusk (1), Shackelford (2), Shelby (1), Swisher (4), and Waller (1).
  • Scurry County had a decrease of 122 new confirmed cases due to decreases in reported cases from TDCJ. This decrease is not reflected in county or statewide new confirmed cases, but cumulative county and statewide confirmed counts have been adjusted.
  • Anderson County had a decrease of 4,027 newly recovered cases today. This is due to the removal of recovered TDCJ cases.
  • Yesterday’s new confirmed count for Jefferson County was overreported by 672. County and statewide new confirmed counts have been corrected.

11/9

  • In addition to 4,057 new confirmed cases, DSHS is reporting 75 older confirmed cases by labs: Collin (1), Comanche (10), Deaf Smith (2), El Paso (13), Ellis (1), Erath (1), Galveston (23), Garza (3), Harrison (1), Hidalgo (1), Hockley (2), Johnson (7), Kaufman (2), Ochiltree (1), Parker (2), Parmer (1), Red River (1), Refugio (1), Rusk (1), and Shackelford (1).
  • In addition to 1,302 new probable cases, DSHS is reporting 102 older probable cases by labs: Archer (1), Bastrop (1), Bowie (3), Callahan (1), Camp (1), Childress (1), Comanche (6), Crosby (1), Duval (3), Eastland (3), Ellis (2), Erath (1), Fannin (4), Garza (1), Gray (6), Harrison (1), Hidalgo (23), Hockley (1), Hood (3), Johnson (9), Jones (1), Kaufman (3), Kleberg (1), Lampasas (1), Lipscomb (1), Montague (1), Moore (2), Morris (1), Palo Pinto (1), Parker (3), Red River (1), Rockwall (3), San Jacinto (1), Shackelford (1), Swisher (2), Walker (1), Wilbarger (1), Willacy (4), and Wise (1).

11/8

  • In addition to 1,268 new confirmed cases, DSHS is reporting 9 older confirmed cases by labs: Bastrop (1), Coryell (6), and El Paso (2).
  • In addition to 283 new probable cases, DSHS is reporting 40 older probable cases by labs: Austin (2), Bastrop (1), Burleson (3), Burnet (4), Caldwell (1), Coryell (6), Freestone (1), Gillespie (1), Grimes (1), Hamilton (1), Hill (1), Lampasas (2), Liberty (2), Limestone (1), Llano (1), Matagorda (1), Robertson (1), Walker (2), Waller (3), and Washington (5).

11/7

  • In addition to 1,044 new confirmed cases, DSHS is reporting 51 older confirmed cases by labs: Austin (3), Colorado (5), El Paso (11), Harris (26), Liberty (5), and Wharton (1).
  • In addition to 158 new probable cases, DSHS is reporting 15 older probable cases by labs: Austin (1), Colorado (3), Johnson (1), Liberty (3), and Wharton (7).
  • Winkler, Reeves, Brewster, Jeff Davis, Schleicher, Ward, and Crane Counties had decreases in 15, 8, 1, 1, 2, 13, and 1 negative new confirmed cases, respectively, due to several reporting errors on 11/6/21 that were corrected today. These decreases are not reflected in today's county or statewide new confirmed cases, but cumulative county and statewide confirmed counts have been adjusted.
  • Upton, McCullough, Concho, Howard, Irion, Schleicher, Ward, and Crane Counties had decreases of 3, 2, 2, 7, 1, 3, 1, and 2 negative new probable cases, respectively, due to several reporting errors on 11/6/21 that were corrected today. These decreases are not reflected in today's county or statewide new probable cases, but cumulative county and statewide probable counts have been adjusted.

11/6

  • In addition to 2,013 new confirmed cases, DSHS is reporting 483 older confirmed cases by labs: Aransas (1), Austin (2), Bee (1), Borden (1), Collin (1), Colorado (1), Comanche (2), El Paso (297), Ellis (5), Floyd (1), Franklin (1), Garza (1), Hansford (1), Harris (152), Lamb (1), Liberty (5), Nacogdoches (1), San Jacinto (1), Shelby (1), Trinity (2), Walker (2), Waller (1), Wharton (1), and Wise (1).
  • In addition to 522 new probable cases, DSHS is reporting 45 older probable cases by labs: Austin (1), Colorado (2), Comanche (4), Hidalgo (8), Hopkins (1), Johnson (1), Kaufman (1), Kleberg (1), Liberty (3), Nacogdoches (3), Parker (12), San Jacinto (1), Shackelford (1), Throckmorton (1), Trinity (2), Walker (1), and Wise (2).
  • Hamilton, Blanco, Bastrop, and Mills Counties had decreases of -1, -23, -24, and -18 new confirmed cases today, respectively, due to the correction of several reporting errors yesterday. These decreases are not reflected in today's county or statewide new confirmed cases, but cumulative county and statewide confirmed counts have been adjusted.

11/5

  • In addition to 2,593 new confirmed cases, DSHS is reporting 92 older confirmed cases by labs: Austin (4), Bailey (1), Bowie (1), Brazoria (3), Colorado (5), Comanche (2), Ellis (3), Harris (33), Hidalgo (6), Houston (1), Hutchinson (2), Johnson (1), Lamb (1), Liberty (9), Matagorda (6), Nacogdoches (1), San Jacinto (2), Trinity (1), Upshur (1), Walker (2), Waller (1), Wharton (5), and Wheeler (1).
  • In addition to 783 new probable cases, DSHS is reporting 94 older probable cases by labs: Austin (15), Bee (1), Brazoria (1), Cass (1), Colorado (4), Comanche (9), Dallam (1), Hidalgo (9), Johnson (1), Liberty (19), Matagorda (10), Motley (1), Nacogdoches (1), San Jacinto (1), Shelby (2), Walker (7), Waller (10), and Wharton (1).
  • Goliad County had a decrease in 17 confirmed new cases and a decrease in 23 new probable cases due to the correction of a reporting error made on 9/24/21. These decreases are not reflected in today's county or statewide new confirmed cases or new probable cases, but cumulative county and statewide confirmed and probable counts have been adjusted.

11/4

  • In addition to 2,572 new confirmed cases, DSHS is reporting 103 older confirmed cases by labs: Archer (1), Armstrong (1), Austin (1), Bowie (5), Clay (1), Collin (5), Comanche (21), Delta (2), El Paso (1), Ellis (1), Galveston (5), Harris (44), Hidalgo (2), Hood (1), Kaufman (3), Liberty (6), Rockwall (1), Stephens (1), and Wise (1).
  • In addition to 555 new probable cases, DSHS is reporting 116 older probable cases by labs: Archer (2), Austin (4), Bowie (4), Clay (2), Colorado (1), Comanche (24), Deaf Smith (1), Ellis (10), Erath (10), Harrison (1), Hidalgo (2), Hood (1), Hopkins (1), Johnson (9), Jones (2), Kaufman (1), Liberty (7), Matagorda (1), Montague (2), Motley (2), Parker (2), Rockwall (5), Schleicher (2), Shelby (3), Stephens (1), Stonewall (1), Walker (1), Wharton (10), and Wise (4).

11/3

  • In addition to 3,874 new confirmed cases, DSHS is reporting 60 older confirmed cases by labs: Aransas (1), Austin (2), Castro (1), Comanche (1), Eastland (1), El Paso (3), Galveston (10), Harris (22), Hidalgo (2), Jim Wells (2), Johnson (4), Kaufman (2), Liberty (1), Starr (6), Trinity (1), and Young (1).
  • In addition to 863 new probable cases, DSHS is reporting 48 older probable cases by labs: Bee (2), Brooks (1), Callahan (1), Donley (1), Duval (2), Ellis (6), Garza (1), Hidalgo (5), Hood (1), Johnson (3), Liberty (2), Parker (3), Starr (8), Walker (3), Waller (7), Wharton (1), and Young (1).

11/2

  • In addition to 2,984 new confirmed cases, DSHS is reporting 268 older confirmed cases by labs: Archer (3), Callahan (1), Clay (1), Comanche (13), Cooke (9), Eastland (5), Ellis (31), Erath (1), Haskell (1), Hidalgo (13), Hood (11), Jack (2), Johnson (124), Kaufman (7), Kleberg (2), Knox (1), Montague (1), Palo Pinto (1), Parker (15), Rockwall (2), San Jacinto (1), Somervell (1), Starr (3), Stonewall (1), Wilbarger (2), Wise (6), and Young (10).
  • In addition to 1,237 new probable cases, DSHS is reporting 417 older probable cases by labs: Callahan (1), Clay (2), Coleman (9), Comanche (2), Cooke (11), Delta (1), Eastland (2), Ellis (66), Erath (24), Fannin (10), Haskell (1), Hidalgo (4), Hood (27), Jack (6), Johnson (95), Jones (10), Kaufman (27), Knox (1), Montague (5), Palo Pinto (3), Parker (49), Rockwall (16), Runnels (8), Shackelford (3), Somervell (1), Stephens (7), Stonewall (1), Wise (15), and Young (10).

11/1

  • In addition to 922 new confirmed cases, DSHS is reporting 5 older confirmed cases by labs: Collin (3), El Paso (1), and Lee (1).
  • DSHS is reporting 0 older probable cases today. 
  • Anderson County had a decrease in 115 new confirmed cases due to decreases in reported cases from TDCJ. This decrease is not reflected in county or statewide new confirmed cases, but cumulative county and statewide confirmed counts have been adjusted.

Last updated November 30, 2021