The Amarillo Public Health Department reported an increase of 318 new COVID-19 cases with four new deaths in Tuesday’s COVID-19 report card.
That brings the total number of cases in Potter and Randall counties to 52,155 and the total number of deaths to 950 since the beginning of the pandemic in March 2020.
Of the total, 3,759 cases were reported as active in Tuesday's report card, an increase of 219 net active cases from Monday.
There have been 47,446 reported COVID-19 recoveries, an increase of 95 recoveries from Monday.
Tuesday’s report card also shows that Trauma Service Area A, which includes Potter and Randall counties, as well as the majority of the Texas Panhandle, is recording a 19.19% COVID-19 hospitalization rate as of Monday.
Potter County saw an increase of 134 COVID-19 cases, bringing the county's total to 25,588 since the start of the pandemic. Of the total, 1,608 are active, an increase of 84 net active cases. There have been 23,403 recoveries and 577 deaths related to the virus, according to Tuesday’s report card.
Randall County saw an increase of 184 COVID-19 cases, bringing the county's total to 26,567 since the start of the pandemic. Of the total, 2,151 are active, an increase of 135 net active cases from Monday. There have been 24,043 recoveries and 373 deaths related to the virus, according to Tuesday’s report card.
As reported in Tuesday's COVID-19 update, 458,579 COVID-19 tests have been conducted since the start of the pandemic, with 17 tests pending.
Boosters and immunizations are available at Amarillo Public Health, 850 Martin Road, during the following hours:
• Monday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
• Tuesday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
• Wednesday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
• Thursdays: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
• Friday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The upcoming schedule for the city’s mobile vaccination clinics is:
• Wednesday, Dec. 8, noon to 5 p.m.: St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 1601 S. Georgia - parking lot South side of the church by the office
• Thursday, Dec. 9, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Amarillo Wesley Community Center, 1615 S. Roberts
• Saturday, Dec. 11, noon to 4 p.m.: McDonald’s, 2910 S. Soncy
• Wednesday, Dec. 15, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Region 16 Cleveland St, 1601 S. Cleveland St.
For more on the city's COVID-19 response, visit www.amarilloalerts.com
This article originally appeared on Amarillo Globe-News: Amarillo Public Health: 4 more COVID-19 deaths, active cases at 3,759