AUSTIN (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say nearly 29% of the population in Texas has received at least one dose of the vaccination for COVID-19.
The CDC reported Monday that about 16% of the population in the state has completed their vaccination.READ MORE: US Supreme Court To Consider Controversial Texas Abortion Law
Over the last two weeks, the rolling average number of daily new cases of the coronavirus in Texas has decreased by about 28%, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.
The Texas Department of State Health Services on Monday reported 890 new confirmed and probable cases and three additional deaths.READ MORE: Texas Mother And Son Arrested In Wyoming For Murder In Oklahoma
Hospitalizations have also been continuing to decline in the state. State health officials reported Monday that 2,772 patients with COVID-19 were hospitalized on Sunday, the most recent day for which data is available.
Johns Hopkins reports that almost 49,000 people in Texas have died from COVID-19, the third highest death count in the U.S.MORE NEWS: Southlake Ranks 20th 'Best Small City In America'; Keller & Flower Mound Most Affordable
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