Rolling Average Shows Coronavirus Cases Increasing in Texas – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
The two-week moving average of coronavirus cases in Texas is rising on Saturday, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.
The average number of new cases per day in the state rose from 3,286.4 on April 1 to 3,458.9 on April 15, an increase of 5.2%, according to Johns Hopkins.
According to the Texas Department of Health, 2,430 newly confirmed or probable cases were reported in the state and 65 more deaths on Saturday. The moving average of daily deaths in the state has dropped from 93.1 per day to 55.6, according to Johns Hopkins.
To date, nearly 50,000 people have died of COVID-19 in Texas, placing the state third in the state, Johns Hopkins reported.
The state had an estimated 64,125 active cases and 2,929 hospitalized people, according to the state health department.
The Federal Centers for Disease Control reports that 34.8% of Texas residents have received at least one dose of the coronavirus vaccine and 20% are fully vaccinated.