Aug. 30, 2019 18:03:54As of Thursday morning, the Texas Department of State Health Services has confirmed the deaths of nearly 100 patients who were in quarantine at Texas A&M Health Science Center, according to the agency.
The state says it is working to confirm the other cases and is taking all necessary precautions to contain the spread of the disease.
More than 30 people were hospitalized in Texas after the virus was detected in their bodies, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a statement Thursday.
More:The Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital and University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston said Thursday that all of its Ebola patients have been moved to other hospitals and that it has suspended operations.
Texas Health Presbyterian, in Galvez, had about 80 of its patients treated.
That includes three who are on dialysis, a third who has a respiratory infection, and a fourth who had surgery and a second who has been put on a ventilator, the hospital said.
The other two patients were admitted to the hospital on Wednesday, it said.
The hospital said it is treating the third patient with respiratory and cardiac symptoms.
Texas A&m Health Science has confirmed 11 of its 104 Ebola patients, including two with a confirmed case of the virus, according the university said.
All of the other patients have tested negative.
The University of Houston and the University of the Incarnate Word also confirmed their own patients.
The hospitals said they will provide additional information Thursday morning.
The American Red Cross has also opened an emergency room at the university to treat patients.