COVID

Another 107 positive Wharton County screenings brings the active COVID-19 case count to 301.

Of those, 114 are in El Campo.

The regional hospitalization rate indicates 21.01 percent of beds in the Greater Houston area are filled with COVID-19 patients.

The next free testing will be 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 19 at the El Campo Civic Center. Registration is required at https://secure.dentrustocs.com/docs/ in advance.

Best advice: wear a mask, social distance and wash hands.

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