Drive Through Testing Increases to Over 100 Tests in a Single Day

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CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – The Corpus Christi – Nueces County Health District will hit a daily testing milestone today with over 100 patients scheduled to be tested at the City - County drive through testing site. Testing continues to increase based on available testing supplies and relaxed testing guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Some of the test results from the drive through will be included in today’s statistics presented during the City - County regularly scheduled 5 p.m.COVID-19 press briefing.

Governor Greg Abbott will hold a news conference this afternoon scheduled at 2:30 p.m. to outline his plans to move the State of Texas forward. Mayor Joe McComb and County Judge Barbara Canales will join the regularly scheduled City - County briefing to provide initial comments on Governor Abbott’s plans. The City - County briefing is scheduled for 5 p.m. in City Council Chambers and will be live broadcast on Facebook Live (@citygov), YouTube (CCTVCorpusChristi) and CCTV (Spectrum 1300, Grande 20, AT&T 99).