Cases and hospitalizations increased more this week, with the seven day hospital average of admissions reaching the highest since the beginning of the pandemic, now at an average of 86 daily admissions. Yesterday reported the highest number of new cases in a single day in Travis County with 879. There have been a total of 54,814 cumulative cases in Travis County, which is up by 4,219 compared with the same time last week and 3,519 compared with the week before that. Here is a further breakdown of the numbers:
ACTIVE CASES IN TRAVIS COUNTY
- 5,616 this week
- 4,574 last week
- 4,529* week before last
LOCAL (78734, 78738, 78669 ZIP CODES)
- 1,701 cumulative cases this week
- 1,540 cumulative cases last week
- 1,384* cumulative cases week before last
HOSPITALIZATIONS IN REGION
- 517 this week
- 411 last week
- 335* week before last
ICU PATIENTS IN REGION
- 152 this week
- 130 last week
- 90* week before last
*data is missing numbers for Thursday, December 24 due to the Christmas holiday.
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Travis County remains in Stage 5 restrictions. Please continue to social/physical distance between individuals not in your household, wear a proper face covering, and wash your hands regularly. Thank you for continuing to follow these guidelines during this difficult and unusual time.