Tracking COVID-19: More than 200 new cases confirmed in Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth
As of July 26, 622 laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 patients have been hospitalized in Tarrant County. (Community Impact employee)
Editor’s Note: This is the latest information reported by Tarrant County, Denton County, and the state of Texas through their public dashboards.
According to health officials, the spread of COVID-19 in the Tarrant County community remains “significant”.
Tarrant County Public Health has confirmed 353 new cases of novel coronavirus in the county in the past 24 hours.
A total of 25,499 positive cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Tarrant County since officials started tracking the virus in mid-March.
Among the zip codes in the Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth area, zip code 76248 has the highest number of newly confirmed cases. 88 were reported between July 18 and 26. This brings the total number of cases in this zip code to 338, which corresponds to a rate of 863.77 positive cases per 100,000 inhabitants.
The zip code with the second highest number of new cases during this time was 76244 with 78. This area code now has a total of 458 cases, which corresponds to a rate of 615.48 positive cases per 100,000 inhabitants.
The second highest number of new cases was reported in zip code 76177 with 25 new cases, making a total of 1,568.23 positive cases per 100,000 population. A total of 124 positive cases have now been confirmed in the zip code 76177.
As of July 26, Denton County Public Health officials have confirmed a total of 6,121 cases of COVID-19 within the county, including 49 deaths and 3,309 patients who have recovered.
As of July 18, 10 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in the city of Roanoke. Officials have confirmed a total of 45 cases in the city, including 32 patients who have recovered.
According to health experts, the number of hospital stays is one of the most important indicators to watch. As of July 26, Tarrant County’s health numbers suggest a total of 622 laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 patients have been hospitalized in the county.