COVID-19 By The Numbers, August 5: 202 new cases in Travis County

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August 05, 2020 - 6:23 pm
Coronavirus COVID-19

AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- We're following the latest coronavirus updates from local health officials across Central Texas, for August 5:

Travis County: 202 new cases were reported Wednesday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases above the 22,000 mark to 22,024 with 287 deaths. Recoveries have crossed the 20,000 mark to 20,059, leaving 1,678 active cases - a decrease of 287 from Tuesday.

308 patients are hospitalized across the five county metro area - a decrease of 1 from Tuesday - with 111 in intensive care and 70 on ventilators.

44 new admissions were reported Wednesday, with the 7-day moving average of new admissions up slightly to 38.

Williamson County: 19 new cases and 3 new deaths were reported Wednesday, pushing the total number of confirmed cases to 5,949 with 83 deaths. 522 cases are estimated to still be active, a decrease of 29 from Tuesday. 61 patients are hospitalized, with 28 in intensive care and 18 on ventilators.

Hays County: 38 new cases and 3 new deaths were reported Wednesday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 4,969 with 34 deaths. 2,088 cases have recovered, leaving 2,848 active cases - a decrease of 30 from Tuesday. 16 patients are hospitalized, a decrease of 5 from Tuesday.

Bastrop County: 11 new cases and 2 new deaths were reported Wednesday by DSHS, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 1,313 with 20 deaths. 917 cases have recovered, leaving 376 active cases - the same as Tuesday.

Caldwell County: 16 new cases were reported Wednesday by DSHS, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 1,096 with 24 deaths. 767 cases have recovered, leaving 305 active cases - a decrease of 9 from Tuesday.

State of Texas: 8,706 new cases were reported Wednesday, bringing the total number of statewide cases to 459,887. 236 new deaths were reported across the state, bringing the total number of fatalities to 7,497. 8,455 hospitalizations were reported across the state - a decrease of 219 from Tuesday.

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