Tracking COVID-19: 30-day case average continues to decline in Keller, Roanoke, North Fort Worth
Tarrant County Public Health has confirmed 257 new coronavirus cases in the county in the past 24 hours. (Community Impact Newspaper employee)
Editor’s Note: This is the latest information reported by Tarrant County, Denton County, and the state of Texas through their public dashboards.
As of September 8, the rate of spread of the coronavirus in the community remains “significant,” according to Tarrant County health officials.
Tarrant County Public Health has confirmed 257 new coronavirus cases in the county in the past 24 hours.
Since health officials began tracking the virus in mid-March, a total of 43,055 cases have been confirmed in Tarrant County, including 582 deaths and 37,811 patients who have recovered.
Among the zip codes in the Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth area, 76244 has the highest number of newly confirmed cases, with 103 cases reported between August 20 and September 20. 8. This brings the total number of cases in this zip code to 880, which corresponds to a rate of 151 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 30 days.
The zip code with the second highest number of new cases during that time was 76262 at 75. According to Denton County Public Health, there are 270 confirmed cases in zip code 76262, including 217 patients who have recovered.
As of August 20, 28 new COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in the city of Roanoke. Officials have confirmed a total of 90 cases in the city, including 72 patients who have recovered.
As of September 8, Denton County Public Health officials have confirmed a total of 10,766 cases of COVID-19 within the county, including 105 deaths and 9,001 patients who have recovered.
The zip code with the third highest number of new cases since August 20 is 76248 with 56. There are now a total of 560 cases in this zip code, which corresponds to a 30-day rate of 120 cases per 100,000 inhabitants.
The zip code with the lowest number of newly reported cases was 76177 with 30 new cases at a 30-day rate of 304 cases per 100,000 population. A total of 223 cases have now been confirmed in 76177.
According to state health officials, several commercial laboratories have filed a backlog of test results in recent months, resulting in higher case numbers in some areas of the state.
According to health experts, the number of hospital stays is one of the most important indicators to watch. As of September 8, Tarrant County’s health numbers indicate a total of 219 laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 patients have been hospitalized in the county. According to the TCPH, there are 223 occupied ventilators and 534 available ventilators in the district.
There are 32 hospital beds in Denton County as of September 6th that are hosting COVID-19 patients, according to the DCPH. In addition, 47 ventilators are manned and 209 ventilators are available in the district.