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Coronavirus COVID-19: Abilene, Big Country updates; 2 new cases on Easter

 

Sunday, April 12, 2020

Taylor County reports two new cases of coronavirus on Easter 

 

The Abilene Taylor County Public Health District on Sunday reported two new cases for the coronavirus COVID-19, bringing the total to 61.

 

Four new cases were reported Saturday.

 

The two new patients' ages, treatment and possible cause of exposure are:

 

  • Male in his 30s, self-isolated, pending investigation.
  • Male in his 60s, hospitalized, pending investigation.

 

Eleven patients have recovered from the illness, nine currently are hospitalized and 40 are self-isolated. 

 

The age distribution of the 61 patients who have tested positive are:

 

  • 0-19: 3
  • 20-29: 15
  • 30-39: 12
  • 40-49: 9
  • 50-59: 7
  • 60-69: 6
  • 70-plus: 9 

 

The transmission causes for the 61 patients are:

 

  • Travel: 7
  • Local: 22
  • Contact with confirmed case: 17
  • Pending investigation: 15

 

Coronavirus by the numbers

 

Abilene (updated 4/12):

 

  • Tests conducted: 978
  • Positive results: 61
  • Negative results: 756
  • Pending: 161

 

Texas: Cases, 13,484; Hospitalized, 1,338; Fatalities, 271; Total tests, 124,553; Recovered (estimated) 2,014. 

 

Big Country counties with reported confirmed cases: Brown, 10;  Comanche 3, Eastland, 3; Jones, 2; Scurry, 2; Callahan, 1; Howard, 1;  Knox, 1; Mitchell, 1; Stephens, 1. 

 

Select West Texas counties: Lubbock, 270; Potter (Amarillo), 70; Randall (Canyon), 64; Wichita (Wichita Falls), 56; Ector (Odessa), 41; Tom Green (San Angelo), 35; Midland, 32.

 

Updated 3:50 p.m. 4/12

 

Source: City of Abilene, Texas Department of State Health Services, Comanche County, Mitchell County Hospital, Stephens Memorial Hospital, San Angelo Standard-Times, Scurry County

 

Saturday, April 11, 2020

Coronavirus by the numbers

 

Abilene (updated 4/11):

 

  • Tests conducted: 971
  • Positive results: 59
  • Negative results: 754
  • Pending: 158

 

Texas: Cases, 12,561; Hospitalized, 1,514; Fatalities, 254; Total tests, 120,533; Recovered (estimated) 1,617. 

 

Big Country counties with reported confirmed cases: Brown, 10;  Comanche 3, Eastland, 3; Callahan, 1; Howard, 1;  Jones, 2; Knox, 1; Mitchell, 1; Scurry, 2; Stephens, 1. 

 

Select West Texas counties: Lubbock, 249; Potter (Amarillo), 66; Randall (Canyon), 60; Wichita (Wichita Falls), 54; Ector (Odessa), 40; Tom Green (San Angelo), 35; Midland, 31.

 

Updated 3:20 p.m. 4/11

 

Source: City of Abilene, Texas Department of State Health Services, Comanche County, Mitchell County Hospital, Stephens Memorial Hospital, San Angelo Standard-Times, Scurry County

 

 

By: Laura Gutschke

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