Tarrant County has reported 92 new COVID-19 cases. However, no new deaths have been recorded for the third time in four days. The 92 new cases are the most since Friday’s total of 125.
The county reported a total of 263,503 COVID-19 cases, with 3,568 fatalities and an estimated 257,846 recoveries.
Hospitalizations In COVID-19
The number of COVID-19 patients admitted to a hospital increased by 20 to 133. On January 6, the epidemic high was 1,528. COVID-19 hospitalizations grew to 3% of the total number of beds in Tarrant County, up from 2%, and account for 4% of the 3,751 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%.
In the North Central Texas Trauma Region, confirmed COVID patients accounted for 2.26 percent of all available hospital beds.
Beds In Hospital
According to county data, Tarrant County’s hospital bed occupancy jumped to 82 percent from 79 percent. There are 829 hospital beds available. On January 4, the epidemic low was 661.
Adult ICU bed occupancy rose from 84 percent to 88 percent. On December 28, the pandemic had reached a peak of 99 percent.
The number of people using ventilators climbed by 11 to 184. Patients are using 24 percent of the county’s 775 ventilators.
Rate Of Positivity
According to the most recent seven-day average statistics, Tarrant County’s COVID-19 testing positivity rate remained at 5%. Before Saturday, it had been at 5% since May 10. On January 7, the rate was at a pandemic high of 30%.
The Texas Department of State Health Services said that 53.96 percent of Tarrant County citizens aged 16 and up have received at least one dose of the vaccine, with 47.5 percent having been fully vaccinated.
According to the DSHS, 82.3 percent of Tarrant people 65 and over have received at least one shot, and 75.5 percent have been fully immunized. The department said that more than 57.6 percent of Texas individuals aged 12 and up have received at least one dose. Texas citizens aged 12 and up are fully immunized at 49.4 percent.