Dallas County reported another 20 deaths from COVID-19 and 376 new coronaviruses Tuesday.
Most of the recent victims are in their 60s, but three are in their 30s, eleven are men and nine are women, and everyone in their 30s has a high-risk health condition.
The nine victims were Dallas residents, three from Irving and Mesquite, two from Rowlett and the other living in Desoto Grand Prairie and Richardson.
County Judge Clay Jenkins said in a written statement that the death toll stressed the importance of residents to be vaccinated.
“For those who have received the full vaccine, the chances of being hospitalized or dying from COVID-19 are almost zero,” Jenkins said.
Of the 319 new cases confirmed, and 60 are likely to be that number, bringing the county’s total number of cases to 292,743, including 252,975 confirmed and 39,768 likely deaths at 3,625 people
Due to the weekend, Dallas County reported two days’ worth of data on Tuesday.
The average daily number of new cases in the county over the past two weeks was 273.For the previous 14 days, the mean was 297.
Health workers used hospitalization, intensive care and emergency room visits as key indicators for monitoring the real-time effects of COVID-19 in the county over the 24-hour period ended Monday. 200 COVID-19 patients in acute care in a district hospital During the same period, a 340 ER was performed to see symptoms of the disease.
According to state data, 721,730 people in Dallas County received at least one coronavirus vaccine, while 406,660 – 20.1% of the county’s population aged 16 and over were fully vaccinated.
Across the state, 5,771 more cases were reported Tuesday, including 4,167 new cases and 1,604 seniors recently reported by the lab.
The state also reported 73 deaths from COVID-19, an increase to 47,822.
Out of 3,365 new patients confirmed and 802 probable. In older cases, 778 confirmed cases and 826 possible cases.
Currently, the number of state cases is 2,800,524, including 2,408,440 confirmed and probable 391,814.
There were 2,882 COVID-19 cases in Texas hospitals, including 561 in the Dallas-Fort Worth area on Monday, 3.7 percent of the patients in the hospital area covered the area. Dallas-Fort Worth was reported to have COVID-19, well below the 15% threshold that the state imposes on high-level hospitalization.
The average seven-day susceptibility rate for a molecular test based on the test sample collection date was 5.4% as of Monday.For the antigen test, the positive rate for the same period was 3.3%. Molecular tests are considered more accurate and are sometimes referred to as assay. The PCR antigen test is also called the rapid test, the Greg Abbott government says, that the positive rate above 10% is a cause for concern.
According to state data, 8,307,828 people in Texas received at least one coronavirus vaccine, while 4,793,909 – 21.4% of the state’s population aged 16 and over were fully vaccinated.
Tarrant County reported 10 deaths and 580 deaths Tuesday.
The county said it reported several days of new patient values on Tuesday as it was on the weekend.
Recent victims include six Fort Worth men: one in their 40s, two in their 50s, one in the 70s and two in the ’80s. His 60s, an Azle woman in her 80s, a Euless man in the 70s, and a Hearst man in his 60s, all had high-risk health conditions.
Of the new cases, 459 cases have been confirmed and 121 cases are probable. The figure brings the county’s total number of cases to 251,896, including 212,520 confirmed and probable 39,376 deaths at 3,324.
According to the county, 159 people were hospitalized for the virus.
As noted, 483,561 people in Tarrant County received at least one coronavirus vaccine, while 319,414 – 19.8% of the county population aged 16 and over were fully vaccinated.
The state added two deaths and 175 to Collin County’s total on Tuesday.
No details about the latest victim.
Of the new cases, 91 were confirmed and 84 were likely. The figure brings the county’s cases a total of 87,267, including 72,340 confirmed and likely 14,927, the death toll is 799.
According to the county, 102 people were hospitalized for the virus.
According to state data, 326,495 people in Collin County received at least one coronavirus vaccine, while 193,293 – 24.1% of the county’s population aged 16 and over were fully vaccinated.
Denton County reported three deaths and 161 deaths on Tuesday.
The latest victims are a Dallas man in their 40s, a Denton woman in the 70s and a flower man older than 80.
The new reported cases resulted in the county’s total number of 72,371 cases, including 53,603 confirmed and probable 18,718 cases, with 476 deaths.
According to the county, 30 people are hospitalized for the virus.
According to state data, 229,381 people in Denton County have received at least one coronavirus vaccine, while 155,548 – 22.3% of the county population aged 16 and over were fully vaccinated.
The Texas Department of Health has taken over reporting controls for these other North Texas counties. In some counties, new information may not be reported daily.
The latest figures include:
- Rockwall County: 11,170 (9,106 confirmed and 2,064 probable) 149 deaths.
- Kaufman County: 15,568 (13,097 confirmed and likely 2,471) 246 deaths.
- Ellis County, 22,183 (18,621 confirmed and likely 3,562) 309 deaths.
- Johnson County: 19,382 (16,567 confirmed and likely 2,815) 360 deaths.