COVID-19 Latest: Travis County Reports 100 New Cases Over The Weekend

Oct 12, 2020

This post has local news on the coronavirus pandemic from Monday, Oct. 12. If you have a news tip or question, email us at news@KUT.org.

Travis County sees 133 new cases and one more death

Austin Public Health reported 133 new cases of COVID-19 in Travis County on Monday, up from 66 reported Sunday. The seven-day average of daily new cases is 77. One more death was reported, bringing the county’s death total to 442.

There are now 88 people reported to be hospitalized with the virus in the five-county region (Travis, Williamson, Hays, Bastrop and Caldwell), two more than yesterday. APH reported a total of 10 new COVID-19 hospital admissions in the region Monday. The seven-day average of new admissions is 15, up from 14.

The area is in stage 3 of APH’s risk-based guidelines. At this level, people are encouraged to avoid gatherings of more than 10 people.

100 new COVID-19 cases reported in Travis County over the weekend

Austin Public Health reported 100 new cases of COVID-19 in Travis County over the weekend — 34 on Saturday and 66 on Sunday. No deaths were reported, leaving the county’s death total at 441. There have now been 30,265 confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Travis County since the pandemic began.

On Sunday evening, 86 people were reported to be hospitalized with the virus in the five-county region (Travis, Williamson, Hays, Bastrop and Caldwell). On Saturday, there were 84.

There were 24 new COVID-19 hospital admissions reported in the region over the weekend — 11 on Saturday and 13 on Sunday. The seven-day average of new hospital admissions is now 14.4, down from 14.6 on Friday.

The area is in stage 3 of APH’s risk-based guidelines. At this level, people are encouraged to avoid gatherings of more than 10 people.

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