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GALVESTON COUNTY, Texas (KTRK) -- The highly contagious Delta variant has been identified successful 5 trial samples from a COVID-19 outbreak astatine a Galveston County religion camp.
As of July 19, the Galveston County Health District confirmed 156 cases successful the residents tied to the caller religion campy COVID-19 outbreak.
In addition, the wellness territory said that 20 of the cases are breakthrough cases, which means the idiosyncratic was afloat vaccinated. Also, beyond the 156 confirmed cases, different 10 Galveston County residents self-reported investigating affirmative for COVID-19 to the wellness district.
This comes aft the Clear Creek Community Church younker ministry campy was held astatine a installation adjacent Giddings, Texas, successful June.
"Unfortunately, upon instrumentality from camp, 125+ campers and adults reported to america that they tested affirmative for COVID-19," religion officials said successful a statement. "Additionally, hundreds much were exposed to COVID-19 astatine camp. And hundreds of others were apt exposed erstwhile infected radical returned location from camp. We question to stay successful interaction with those impacted. If you, oregon idiosyncratic successful your family, begins to person symptoms, delight question aesculapian attraction immediately."
The Galveston County Health District is urging anyone who attended the campy and has been feeling sick, oregon had adjacent interaction with idiosyncratic who is COVID positive, to get tested and quarantine astatine home.
The video supra is from a erstwhile communicative erstwhile the outbreak was archetypal reported.
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