COVID-19 By The Numbers, July 7: Travis County reports 482 new cases, 7 new deaths

Texas hits single-day records for new cases, new deaths, and hospitalizations

Talk 1370 Newsroom
July 07, 2020 - 6:17 pm

AUSTIN ( -- We're following the latest coronavirus updates from across Central Texas, for July 7:

Travis County: 7 more deaths were reported on Tuesday alongside 482 new cases of COVID-19. That brings the total number of confirmed cases to 12,408, with 151 deaths. 9,348 cases are estimated to be recovered, leaving 2,909 active cases - an increase of 32 from Monday.

A total of 469 patients are hospitalized across the five county metro area, an increase of 3 from Monday. 148 of those are in intensive care and 89 are on ventilators.

73 new COVID-19 hospitalizations were reported Tuesday, with the 7-day moving average of new hospitalizations now at 74.8. That moving average received an adjustment on Tuesday, after officials identified data discrepancies affecting patients hospitalized prior to receiving a positive COVID-19 test result.

Williamson County: A man in his 90s became the 46th to die from COVID-19 in Williamson County, officials announced Tuesday. 167 new cases were reported Tuesday, pushing the confirmed total to 3,318. 112 patients are hospitalized - an increase of 4 from Monday - with 33 in intensive care and 12 on ventilators.

Hays County: 50 new cases were reported Tuesday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 3,243. 2,652 of the cases are active - a decrease of 3 from Monday - with 581 recoveries and 10 deaths. 21 patients are currently hospitalized, an increase of 1 from Monday.

Bastrop County: 17 new cases were reported on Tuesday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 537. 159 are recovered, with 6 deaths.

Caldwell County: No new data was reported by DSHS on Tuesday, with Caldwell County reporting 449 confirmed cases.

State of Texas: Texas hit a new record of single-day cases Tuesday, reporting 10,028 for a total of 210,585. The new cases count is somewhat inflated, with several counties reporting combined totals from the holiday weekend. 60 new deaths were reported for a total number of 2,715 fatalities. Hospitalizations continue to rise as well, with 9,286 Texans currently hospitalized - an increase of 588 from Monday.

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