COVID-19 By The Numbers, August 6: 232 new cases, 1 new death in Travis County

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August 06, 2020 - 6:31 pm
Coronavirus

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

Travis County: 232 new cases and 1 new death were reported Thursday, pushing the total number of confirmed cases to 22,256 with 288 deaths. Recoveries are now at 20,525, leaving 1,443 active cases - a decrease of 235 from Wednesday.

297 patients are hospitalized across the five county metro area - a decrease of 11 from Wednesday - with 106 in intensive care and 73 on ventilators.

31 new admissions were reported Thursday, bringing the 7-day moving average of new admissions to 36.

Williamson County: 109 new cases and 3 new deaths were reported Thursday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 6,058 with 86 deaths. 503 cases are estimated to still be active, a decrease of 19 from Wednesday. 55 patients are hospitalized, with 26 in intensive care and 18 on ventilators.

Hays County: 20 new cases were reported Thursday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 4,989 with 34 deaths. 2,126 cases have recovered, leaving 2,829 active cases - a decrease of 19 from Wednesday. 16 patients are hospitalized, the same as Wednesday.

Bastrop County: 31 new cases were reported Thursday by DSHS, bringing the total number of cases to 1,344 with 20 deaths. 928 cases have recovered, leaving 396 active cases - an increase of 20 from Wednesday.

Caldwell County: 22 new cases and 2 new deaths were reported Thursday by DSHS, bringing the total number of cases to 1,118 with 26 deaths. 805 cases have recovered, leaving 287 active cases - a decrease of 18 from Wednesday.

State of Texas: 7,598 new cases were reported statewide Thursday, pushing the total number of confirmed cases to 467,485. 306 new fatalities were reported, bringing the statewide total to 7,803. 8,302 hospitalizations were reported across the state Thursday - a decrease of 153 from Wednesday.

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