COVID-19 By The Numbers, August 10: 229 new cases in Travis County

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August 10, 2020 - 6:19 pm
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AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Here are the latest coronavirus updates from local health officials from across Central Texas, for August 10:

Travis County: 229 new cases and 5 new deaths were reported Monday by Austin Public Health, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 22,953 with 303 deaths. An estimated 21,570 cases have recovered, leaving 1,080 active cases - a decrease of 39 from Sunday.

271 patients are hospitalized across the five county metro area, a decrease of 7 from Sunday - with 101 in intensive care and 76 on ventilators.

19 new hospital admissions were reported Monday, with the 7-day moving average of new hospitalizations falling to 33.

Williamson County: In the first update since Friday, county officials reported 648 new cases and 3 new deaths, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 6,893 with 93 deaths. (Saturday saw 440 cases, Sunday saw 149 cases, and Monday saw 59 cases.) 1,208 cases are estimated to be active - an increase of 540 from Friday. 70 patients are hospitalized in just Williamson County - an increase of 18 from Friday - with 25 in intensive care and 16 on ventilators.

Hays County: 38 new cases and 1 new death were reported Monday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 5,050 with 35 deaths. 2,228 cases have recovered, leaving 2,787 active cases - a decrease of 16 from Friday. 20 patients are hospitalized - an increase of 5 from Friday.

Bastrop County: 2 new cases were reported Monday by DSHS, bringing the total number of cases to 1,365 with 21 deaths.

Caldwell County: 4 new cases were reported Monday by DSHS, bringing the total number of cases to 1,149 with 26 deaths.

State of Texas: 4,455 new cases were reported Monday, pushing the total number of statewide cases to 490,817. Officials noted that data from Nueces County was not included in Monday's report, as officials are working through a large backlog of positive test reports to remove any potential duplicates or probable cases. 31 new fatalities were reported Monday, for a total of 8,490 statewide deaths. 7,304 hospitalizations were reported across the state, a decrease of 133 from Sunday.

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