Coastal Bend COVID-19 Report and Forecast on COVID-19 Cases

Media Advisory

County of Nueces seal, Public Health logo, and City of Corpus Christi seal

When:   Friday, August 7, at 5:00 p.m.

Where:  City Hall Council Chambers

              1201 Leopard Street

Who:     Mayor Joe McComb

              Nueces County Judge Barbara Canales

              City Manager Peter Zanoni

              TAMUCC Modeling Task Force Team:

              Dr. Philippe Tissot

              Dr. Christopher Bird


CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – The City of Corpus Christi, Nueces County, and Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi will have a joint news conference to brief the public on a Task Force team project to create prediction modeling for the local effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The presentation will provide an analysis of COVID-19 cases in the Coastal Bend Region and updated modeling projections for our area.

The city is requesting only one media representative from each outlet. The public and the media are encouraged to view the briefing live on any of the following communication channels:

Facebook: @citygov

YouTube: CCTVCorpusChristi

CCTV20: Spectrum Channel 1300, Grande Channel 20, AT&T Uverse Channel 99

This is not a public gathering.

***Beginning Monday, August 10, 2020, the live COVID-19 briefings will be modified from daily to twice weekly on Tuesday and Friday at 5 p.m. with continued daily statistics released by email and posted online at The change is necessary to accommodate workshops and public town hall sessions on the City’s Proposed 2021 Operating and Capital Budgets.

The Texas A&M University- Corpus Christi Modeling Task Force will continue to present prediction modeling on the local effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on Friday of each week until further notice.

For more information, media representatives can contact Public Information Manager DeAnna McQueen at 361-826-2940 or by email at