Pandemic anniversary memorial of the city of Corpus Christi

City and county officials gathered at Richard Borchard Fairgrounds on Saturday morning for a wreath-laying ceremony to commemorate the lives lost in the pandemic.

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – It has been exactly a year since a disaster declaration in Texas and Nueces Counties marked the beginning of our fight against the novel coronavirus.

During this time our whole life has changed. Although the hospital stays are no longer running, health officials are reminding us to continue safety protocols.

City and county officials gathered at Richard Borchard Fairgrounds in Robstown on Saturday morning for a wreath-laying ceremony to remember the lives lost in the pandemic.

735 people died in Nueces County last year and although the number of people ending up in hospitals is declining, health officials say the fight continues.

Public Health Director Annette Rodriguez says we should continue to wear a mask, maintain social distance, and practice good hygiene.

People at higher risk, e.g. B. People over 65 years of age and people with chronic illnesses should avoid unnecessary eating, shopping, and travel. Everyone should continue to avoid gatherings with social groups over 10.

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