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Tarrant County Adds 149 Confirmed Cases of COVID-19, 22 Newly Reported Deaths – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/coronavirus/tarrant-county-reports-149-confirmed-cases-of-covid-19-22-deaths-including-7-from-july/2430919/

* Map areas are approximate, central areas for the city and are not meant to show where real infected individuals live.

To date, the county has reported 37,556 confirmed cases of the infection and 1,934 likely cases for a total of 39,556 cases.

The countys seven-day average of cases, including both verified and likely, dropped once again for the 4th day in a row to an average of 354 cases daily. The 14-day average dropped for the 6th straight day to 441 cases daily. The averages for both had actually been trending down last week before a backlog of cases in current days.

Tarrant County Public Health is reporting 149 confirmed brand-new cases of COVID-19 Saturday with 22 newly reported deaths, consisting of 7 from July.

The county began reporting both likely and confirmed cases previously this month at the request of the state health department. Probable cases, the county said, account for a variety of real-world scenarios and might highlight cases in the community that might otherwise go unreported.

** County totals below consist of all 32 North Texas counties, not just Collin, Dallas, Denton and Tarrant.

Tarrant County also has a total of 505 deaths attributable to the coronavirus and 32,487 healings.

Of the countys cases, 70% of those who have died were over 65. Those aged 25 to 44 make up the biggest percentage of individuals with COVID-19 at 38%.

All had hidden health conditions.

The county is likewise reporting nearly 200 new approximated recoveries, bringing the overall variety of survivors to 32,316. There are currently an estimated 6,529 active cases in the county.

Of the 228 extra cases reported Saturday, data from the county health department shows 149 cases are confirmed and 13 are probable.

The countys seven-day average of cases, including both validated and likely, dropped again for the fourth day in a row to an average of 354 cases per day. The 14-day average dropped for the 6th straight day to 441 cases per day. The averages for both had been trending down last week before a stockpile of cases in current days.

The deaths include a Fort Worth male who was older than 100; 6 people in their 90s, consisting of a Mansfield woman, Arlington female, Grapevine lady, Fort Worth female, Mansfield male and White Settlement lady; 7 individuals in their 80s, 2 Fort Worth ladies and one guy, a Benbrook male, a Forest Hills male, a Mansfield guy and a Haltom City man; three females in their 70s from Bedford, Fort Worth and Arlington; 3 people in their 60s, an Arlington woman, Fort Worth male and a Benbrook woman; and an Arlington man in his 50s.