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Cases of COVID-19 are skyrocketing across Texas and the United States. The Texas Department of Health reported more than 10,000 new cases on July 28. This is the number the state has never seen since early February.
In Nueces County, the hospital is watching Over 500% increase in viral patients This month includes several cases, including infants.
Over 95% of hospitalized people are unvaccinated and Officials from Bexar, Travis and other counties say. Health officials are urging the public to get the vaccine.
Dr. Brian Alship, Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of the University Health System in San Antonio, said: “Staff witness this every day, which is very frustrating.”
Get the vaccine at Corpus Christi:Health districts retain large numbers of COVID-19 vaccination sites as hospitalizations increase
These maps show how Texas and individual counties are affected by the virus.
CDC color-coded maps show hotspots by county
CDC measures transmission speed by two metrics. The first uses a nucleic acid amplification test (NAAT) to identify COVID-19-positive cases. These tests are considered the “gold standard” for virus detection.
The second is to measure the number of new cases per 100,000 people. The CDC is different from the high number if the metric suggests a different level of transmission.
Organization is also tracking Number of new cases involving variants of COVID-19.
Texas COVID case, death
This map shows the total number of cases and deaths due to COVID-19. Click here to view a graph showing the current number of cases and mortality in individual counties compared to the national average.
Texas vaccination rates by county
Hospital capacity in the Corpus Christi area
These numbers are based on a 7-day average of bed occupancy. Click here for a breakdown of bed and ICU capacity across the state.
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