COVID-19 By The Numbers, June 27: 728 new Travis County cases

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June 27, 2020 - 6:13 pm

    AUSTIN ( -- We're following the latest coronavirus updates from local health officials all over Central Texas. Here is the latest for June 27:

    Travis County: Following a database upgrade that prevented Austin Public Health from providing an update Friday evening, officials reported 728 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday to cover the two-day period, along with one new death. That brings the total number of confirmed cases in Travis County to 7,825.

    5,552 of those cases are considered to be recovered, with 117 deaths leaving 2,156 active cases. Total hospitalizations grew by 17 to 316 across the five county metro area, with 114 in intensive care and 47 on ventilators. 46 new patients were hospitalized Saturday, with the 7-day moving average of new hospitalizations now at 48.9.

    Williamson County: 80 new cases Saturday brings the total in WilCo to 1,850. 971 of those are active, with 818 recoveries and 35 deaths. Health officials reported another jump in hospitalizations Saturday, with 18 new patients hospitalized for a total of 79. 25 patients are in intensive care and 8 are on ventilators.

    Hays County: A San Marcos woman in her 70s became the sixth Hays County resident to die from COVID-19 Saturday. 54 new cases were reported, pushing the total number of confirmed cases to 2,469. 2,045 of those are active, with 418 recoveries. 21 patients are hospitalized, an increase of 1 from Friday.

    Bastrop County: 6 new cases were reported Saturday, bringing the total to 416. Recoveries are steady at 137, with 6 deaths.

    Caldwell County: According to DSHS, 6 new cases were reported Saturday, for a total of 303 cases.

    State of Texas: 5,747 new cases were reported Saturday statewide, pushing the total number of confirmed cases to 143,371. 42 new deaths were reported, bringing the total number of fatalities to 2,366. Hospitalizations continue to grow, with 421 additional patients reported Saturday for a total of 5,523 hospitalized across the state.

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