Galveston County Health District confirms 157 COVID-19 cases, including fully vaccinated residents, tied to recent church camp outbreak

25 test samples tested positive for Delta variant

More than 125 youth, adults test positive for COVID-19 after outbreak at Clear Creek Community Church camp
More than 125 youth, adults test positive for COVID-19 after outbreak at Clear Creek Community Church camp (KPRC)

HOUSTON – The Galveston County Health District has confirmed 157 COVID-19 cases, including fully vaccinated residents, were tied to the recent outbreak at a church camp.

Health officials said 25 of those test samples have tested positive for the Delta variant. Officials said out of the 157 cases, 20 fully vaccinated residents tested positive for the coronavirus. The health district identifies those cases as “breakthrough cases.”

In addition to the 157 cases, another 10 county residents have self-reported testing positive for the virus to the health district, according to officials. The health district said it will continue investigating those reports as they are not all confirmed cases.

Read more about the recent outbreak below:

- Delta variant tied to COVID-19 outbreak at Galveston Co. church camp; 6 fully vaccinated patients also tested positive

- More than 125 youths, adults test positive for COVID-19 after outbreak at Clear Creek Community Church camp

- Houston-area COVID-19 outbreak — including Delta variant cases — should be a wake-up call for Texans, health expert warns


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