COVID-19 By The Numbers, June 1: More than 100 new cases in Austin metro

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June 01, 2020 - 7:24 pm
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AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- More than 100 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 were reported Monday by local health officials across Central Texas, along with two new deaths.

Travis County: 88 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 were reported by Austin Public Health on Monday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 3,360. 1,217 of those are now considered recovered, an increase of 49 from Sunday's update. No new deaths were reported for a third day, leaving the count at 93. The 7-day moving average of hospitalizations jumped to 10.4 from Sunday's 7.1, with five-county hospitalizations at 97, 45 of which are in intensive care and 21 on ventilators.

Williamson County: A woman in her 80s became the 25th WilCo resident to die from COVID-19, officials announced Monday. 9 new confirmed cases were reported, for a total of 630; 399 are considered to be recovered, an increase of 8 from Sunday. 10 patients are hospitalized, with 5 in intensive care and 4 on a ventilator.

Hays County: An individual in their 80s in the Hays County portion of the City of Austin is the fifth to die from COVID-19, officials said. 18 new confirmed cases were reported, pushing the total number of cases to 353. 6 patients are hospitalized, officials say.

Bastrop County: 7 new cases were reported, pushing the total number of confirmed cases to 211.

State of Texas: 593 new confirmed cases were reported Monday, for a statewide total of 64,880. 6 new deaths were reported across the state, bringing the total to 1,678. Estimated recoveries are up to 43,338.

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