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Tarrant County Had Four COVID-19 Deaths, And Adult ICU Bed Occupancy Is At Its Highest Since March 10.

Tarrant County recently reported four COVID-19 fatalities and 125 new cases.

A Fort Worth guy in his 70s, a Fort Worth lady in her 80s, a Richland Hills man in his 80s, and a Fort Worth man over 90 died of COVID-19. According to authorities, all four had underlying medical problems.

There have been 263,120 COVID-19 cases recorded in the county, with 3,565 fatalities and an estimated 257,563 recoveries.

Hospitalizations In COVID-19

Tarrant County reported 9 COVID-19 deaths, most in a month | Fort Worth Star-Telegram

The number of COVID patients admitted to a hospital has dropped by five to 113. On January 6, the pandemic high was 1,528.

COVID-19 hospitalizations have maintained at 2% of the total number of beds in Tarrant County, accounting for 3% of the 3,909 occupied beds. Since March 23, the COVID hospitalization rate of total beds has been 4 percent or lower, and 3 percent or below since May 25. On January 10, the rate reached a pandemic high of 38%.

Confirmed COVID patients climbed slightly to 2.06 percent of all available hospital beds in the North Central Texas Trauma Region, up from 1.96 percent.

Beds In Hospital

According to county records, Tarrant County’s hospital bed occupancy climbed from 83 percent to 84 percent. There are 753 hospital beds available. On January 4, the pandemic low was 661.

Adult ICU bed occupancy rose from 89 percent to 91 percent. On December 28, the pandemic had reached a peak of 99 percent.

The number of people who used a ventilator fell by 12 to 179. Patients are using 23% of the county’s 775 ventilators.

Rate Of Positivity

According to the most recent seven-day average statistics, Tarrant County’s COVID-19 testing positive percentage remained at 4%. On January 7, the rate was at a pandemic high of 30%.

Vaccination Information

According to the Texas Department of State Health Services, 53.4 percent of Tarrant County individuals aged 16 and up have gotten at least one dose of the vaccine, and 46.7 percent are completely vaccinated.

According to DSHS, 82.1 percent of Tarrant people 65 and over have gotten at least one dosage, and 75.2 percent have been completely immunized. It stated that more than 56.9 percent of Texas citizens aged 12 and above have gotten at least one dosage.