Tarrant County Public Well being added a dozen extra COVID-19 deaths Tuesday together with practically 2,000 extra instances of the virus as ICU capability in county hospitals reaches 98%.
The most recent 12 victims of the virus in Tarrant County included two males from Arlington of their 60s, two ladies from Arlington of their 70s, a person from Arlington in his 80s, a lady from Bedford in her 80s, a lady from Crowley in her 60s, a lady from Fort Price in her 50s, a person from Fort Price in his 70s, a person from Hurst in his 70s, a lady from Richland Hills in her 80s, and a person from Sansom Park in his 40s. One had no underlying circumstances, one had unknown underlying circumstances and the remaining ten had underlying well being circumstances.
Tarrant County Public Well being mentioned there have been 1,474 COVID-19 sufferers in county hospitals by means of Monday and that the 7-day common for COVID-19 sufferers was at 1,466. The variety of hospitalized sufferers stays down from the excessive of 1,528 sufferers reached Jan. 6.
Tarrant County can be reporting Tuesday that hospital occupancy in county hospitals elevated to 90% total and as much as 98% in ICUs by means of Monday. Beds occupied by COVID-19 sufferers account for 30% of all sufferers in Tarrant County and for 24.24% of all sufferers in TSA-E.
Within the final seven days, the county has introduced 16,653 new and possible instances of the virus or a mean of two,541 per day. Information from the county well being division indicated there have been 1,841 extra confirmed instances than the latest report and 88 extra possible instances. To this point, the county has reported 171,001 confirmed instances of the virus and 26,446 possible instances for a complete of 197,447 instances.
Final week, TCPH reported having administered 19,107 vaccinations to this point at its Useful resource Connection and Northeast Tarrant County vaccination clinics. Up to date vaccination numbers are anticipated weekly.
Wish to Get on a Vaccine Waitlist?
Because the state begins to distribute the COVID-19 vaccines for these in Part 1A and 1B, county well being departments have begun waitlists for these want to be inoculated.
Now you can register to recieve the vaccination in Collin, Dallas, Denton and Tarrant counties. Hyperlinks are beneath:
You don’t want to be a resident of the county to register for a COVID-19 vaccine in that county — registration is open to anybody in Texas. For these with out web entry, Tarrant County can be taking registrations by cellphone at 817-248-6299. In Dallas County, name the DCHHS vaccine hotline at 469-749-9900. In Denton County, name 940-349-2585.
The county can be reporting one other 1,536 estimated recoveries, bringing the overall variety of survivors to 141,426.
There are at present an estimated 54,117 lively instances of the virus and 1,904 deaths from the virus within the county since March 2020, probably the most of any North Texas county for each classes.
Tarrant County, which has extended its mask mandate until Feb. 28, 2021, started reporting each possible and confirmed instances of COVID-19 in August 2020 on the request of the state well being division. Possible instances, the county mentioned, account for a wide range of real-world conditions and will spotlight instances locally which will in any other case go unreported.
COVID-19 causes a respiratory sickness with cough, fever and shortness of breath and will result in bronchitis, extreme pneumonia and even loss of life. For extra info go to coronavirus.tarrantcounty.com or name the Tarrant County Public Well being info line, 817-248-6299, 24 hours a day, seven days every week.