Despite Relatively High Vaccination Rate, Health Workers In Austin Still Fighting To Get Shots In ArmsOne Texas city is scrambling to get more COVID-19 shots in arms, dedicating personnel at sites across the city -- including vet clinics, churches, rec centers, construction sites, and homeless shelters.
Experts Hope Rise In COVID Vaccinations Means US Is Waking Up To Delta Variant DangersThe Delta variant is wreaking havoc in parts of Texas and through much of the United States, but the "silver lining" -- according to one expert -- is that more Americans appear to be getting vaccinated.
Dallas County Says COVID-19 Hospitalizations In Region Have Quadrupled In 1 Month"Over 1,200 individuals are now hospitalized with COVID-19 in our North Texas region. One month ago, it was just over 30," said Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins.
Too Much Time In North Texas Heat Leading To More HospitalizationsBy 7:00 p.m. on Monday, June 14, seven people were taken to local hospitals, with two in critical condition and two in serious condition.
Triumph Over COVID-19 Within Reach, Says Dallas County Health Director"It's certainly still too early to totally declare victory, but we're moving in the right direction," said Dallas County Health and Human Services Director Dr. Phil Huang.
Texas COVID-19 Hospitalizations At Lowest Level Since Last JuneOver the past two weeks, the rolling average number of daily new cases in Texas has decreased by 481, a decrease of 12%, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.
COVID-19 Hospitalizations Falling In Texas, Lowest Level Since Last OctoberThe number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 in Texas has dropped below 4,000 for the first time since October.
COVID-19 Hospitalizations, Infections Trending Down In North TexasIn all of the fallout from the deadly winter storms, some encouraging news may have been overlooked: Covid-19 numbers in North Texas are now on the decline.
Dallas County Reports 40 More COVID-19-Related Deaths, Only 290 New Cases"The new COVID case numbers are artificial due to a lack of reporting and the lack of testing during the extreme winter weather," said Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins.
Dallas County Reports 1,637 New Coronavirus Cases, 37 More DeathsA total of 2,129 Dallas County residents have lost their lives due to COVID-19 illness after 37 more deaths were reported Thursday.
Dallas County Sees Daily Record 40 COVID-19 Deaths, Including Woman In 20s With No Underlying Health Conditions"These deaths are a result of the high number of COVID cases that have been reported over the last several weeks," said Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins.