Shane Pellerin Law Firm, PCOfficials say that 34 assisted living residents and staff have tested positive for coronavirus at the La Porte Health Center on South Utah Street.

The facility is now under strict health control orders to ensure proper infection control.

A few days ago, the Galveston County Health Department announced that 83 people at The Resort at Texas City, including both patients and employees, had tested positive for COVID-19.

About 30 people in the nursing home in Texas City are being tested with hydroxychloroquine, a malaria drug, to determine its efficacy in treating COVID-19, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced on Monday.

Source:, “34 assisted living residents and staff test positive for coronavirus in La Porte,” April 8, 2020