Dallas County reported another 20 COVID-19 deaths and 376 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday.
Most of the recent victims are in their 60s or older, but include three people in their 30s. There are 11 males and 9 females. Except for everyone in their 30s, everyone else suffers from potentially high-risk health conditions.
The nine victims were residents of Dallas, three were living in Irving and Mesquite, two were from Rowett, and one was living in DeSoto, Prairie and Richardson.
County Judge Clay Jenkins (Clay Jenkins) said in a written statement that the deaths highlighted the importance of vaccinations for residents.
“For people who are fully vaccinated, the chance of being hospitalized or dying due to COVID-1
Among the new cases, 319 cases have been confirmed, and 60 cases are very likely. These figures bring the total number of cases in the county to 292,743, with 252,975 confirmed and 39,768 possible. The death toll is 3,625.
Due to the weekend vacation, Dallas County reported two days of data on Tuesday.
In the past two weeks, the county has an average of 273 new cases per day. In the past 14 days, the average was 297.
Health officials use hospitalization, intensive care unit and emergency room visits as key indicators to track the real-time impact of COVID-19 in the county. In the 24 hours as of Monday, 200 COVID-19 patients in hospitals in the county received emergency care. During the same period, 340 emergency room visits were symptoms of the disease.
According to the state, 721,730 people in Dallas County have received at least one dose of the coronavirus vaccine, while 406,660 people (20.1% of the county’s population of 16 years and older) have been fully vaccinated.
The state’s reported cases on Tuesday increased by 5,771, of which the laboratory recently reported 4,167 new cases and 1,604 old cases.
The state also reported 73 COVID-19 deaths, raising the death toll to 47,822.
Among the new cases, 3365 cases have been confirmed, possibly 802 cases. Of the older cases, 778 were confirmed, and 826 were possible.
The total number of cases in the state is now 2,800,524, of which 2,408,440 are confirmed and 391,814 possible.
There are a total of 2882 COVID-19 patients in Texas hospitals, including 561 in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. On Monday, in the hospital area of the Dallas-Fort Worth area, 3.7% of patients were COVID-19 patients-below the 15% threshold used by the state to define a high hospitalization rate.
As of Monday, the seven-day average positive rate of molecular tests across the state (based on the date the sample was collected) was 5.4%. For the antigen test, the positive rate over the same period was 3.3%. Molecular testing is considered more accurate and is sometimes called PCR testing. Antigen test is also called rapid test. Governor Greg Abbott said that the positive rate of more than 10% is worrying.
According to the state, 8,307,828 people in Texas have received at least one dose of the coronavirus vaccine, while 4,793,909 people (21.4% of the state’s population of 16 years and older) have been fully vaccinated.
Tarrant County reported 10 deaths and 580 cases on Tuesday.
The county said it had reported several new cases on Tuesday due to the holiday weekend.
The latest victims include six Fort Worth people: one in their 40s, two in their 50s, one in their 70s, and two in their 80s. The others are Arlington men in their sixties, Azler women in the eighties, Euless men in the seventies and Hearst men in the sixties. Except for one person, everyone else has potentially high-risk health conditions.
Of the new cases, 459 cases have been confirmed and 121 cases are possible. This number brings the total number of cases in the county to 251,896, including 212,520 confirmed and 39,376 possible. The death toll is 3,324.
According to the county, 159 people were hospitalized due to the virus.
According to the state, 483,561 people in Tarrant County have received at least one dose of the coronavirus vaccine, while 319,414 people (19.8% of the county’s population of 16 years and older) have been fully vaccinated.
The state added two deaths and 175 cases on Tuesday.
There is no detailed information about the latest victim.
Of the new cases, 91 have been confirmed and 84 are possible. This number brings the total number of cases in the county to 87,267, of which 72,340 confirmed cases and 14,927 possible cases. The death toll is 799.
According to the county, 102 people were hospitalized because of the virus.
According to the state, 326,495 people in Colin County have received at least one dose of the coronavirus vaccine, while 193,293 people in the county (24.1% of the county’s population of 16 years and older) have been fully vaccinated.
Denton County reported three deaths and 161 cases on Tuesday.
The most recent victims are a Dallas man in his 40s, a Denton woman in his 70s, and a Hanazuka man in his 80s.
The newly reported cases bring the total number of cases in the county to 72,371, of which 53,603 are confirmed and 18,718 are possible. The death toll is 476.
According to the county, 30 people were hospitalized because of the virus.
According to the state, 229,381 people in Denton County have received at least one dose of the coronavirus vaccine, while 155,548 people (22.3% of the county’s population of 16 years and older) have been fully vaccinated.
The Texas Department of Health Services has taken over reporting for other counties in North Texas. In some counties, new data may not be reported every day.
The latest figures are:
- Rockwall County: 11,170 cases (9,106 confirmed cases, possibly 2,064 cases), 149 deaths.
- Kaufman County: 15,568 cases (13,097 confirmed cases, 2,471 possible cases), 246 deaths.
- Ellis County: 22,183 cases (18,621 confirmed cases, 3,562 possible cases), 309 deaths.
- Johnson County: 19,382 cases (16,567 confirmed cases, 2,815 possible cases), 360 deaths.