Tarrant County reported 11 COVID-19 deaths and 1,126 new cases on Wednesday.
The county has reported more than 1,000 new cases every day in September. The county has reported 10 or more COVID-related deaths in nine of the past 10 days.
The latest pandemic-related deaths include an Arlington man in his 30s, a Fort Worth man in his 30s, a man from rural Tarrant County in his 40s, an Azle man in his 50s, a Hurst man in his 50s, three Fort Worth women in their 70s, a North Richland Hills woman in her 80s, a Mansfield man in his 80s, and an Arlington woman older than 90.
One of the 11 did not have underlying health conditions, according to officials.
The county has reported 338,636 COVID-19 cases, including 4,150 deaths and an estimated 300,928 recoveries.
Hospitalized COVID patients decreased by 39 to 1,055. The pandemic high was 1,528 on Jan. 6.
COVID-19 hospitalizations decreased to 22% from 23% of the total number of beds in Tarrant County and make up 25% of the 4,304 occupied beds. The rate was at a pandemic-high 38% on Jan. 10.
Confirmed COVID patients decreased slightly 20.00% from 20.26% of all available hospital beds in the North Central Texas Trauma Region, which includes 45 counties (divided into three regions).
Tarrant County’s hospital bed occupancy increased to 89% from 88%, according to county data. Available hospital beds decreased by 85 to 518. The pandemic low was 360 on Monday.
Adult ICU bed occupancy remained at 97%. Ventilator use decreased by five to 391. Patients are using 48% of the 818 ventilators in the county.
The COVID-19 testing positivity rate for Tarrant County decreased to 19.53% from 19.67% in the latest available seven-day average data. The rate was last at a pandemic-high 30% on Jan. 7.
According to Texas Department of State Health Services, 66.04% of Tarrant County residents 12 or older have received at least one dose of the vaccine, and 57.61% of residents 12 or older have been fully vaccinated.
DSHS also reports that 86.96% of Tarrant residents 65 or older have received at least one dose, and 80.32% of residents 65 or older have been fully vaccinated.
More than 71.06% of Texas residents 12 or older have received at least one dose, according to DSHS. Fully vaccinated Texas residents 12 or older are at 60.67%.
Tarrant County officials are offering free COVID-19 vaccines and testing at locations throughout the area.
Tarrant County Vaccinated
Map shows the percent of residents receiving at least one dose of vaccine in Tarrant County by ZIP code. Tap on the map for case numbers. Tarrant County Public Health provides the data.
Tarrant County COVID-19 deaths by city
Here are the total pandemic-related deaths in Tarrant County by city through Sept. 22:
Fort Worth, 1,695
North Richland Hills, 147
Haltom City, 93
Rural Tarrant County, 89
White Settlement, 89
Grand Prairie, 48
Richland Hills, 45
Forest Hill, 33
Sansom Park, 31
Lake Worth, 24
River Oaks, 19
Westworth Village, 8
Blue Mound, 7
Edgecliff Village, 7
Pelican Bay, 7
Dalworthington Gardens, 2
Flower Mound, 1
Tarrant County COVID-19 deaths
Map shows COVID-19 deaths in Tarrant County by ZIP code. Tap on the map for case numbers. The data is provided by Tarrant County Public Health.
Texas COVID-19 cases over time
Texas daily coronavirus case counts over time, and the ten counties with the most cases. Tap the arrow button to replay the animation.
Tarrant County hospital capacity
Hospital capacity by available beds and ventilators for Tarrant County. Data provided by Tarrant County Public Health.
Tarrant County COVID-19 trends
Map shows COVID-19 cases in Tarrant County for the last 30-days by ZIP code. Tap on the map for complete cases and deaths numbers. Charts show trends in Tarrant County's positivity rate, new cases, hospitalizations and hospital occupancy. The data is provided by Tarrant County Public Health.
Tarrant County COVID-19 characteristics
Map shows COVID-19 cases in Tarrant County by ZIP code. Tap on the map for more information, including deaths. Charts show a breakdown in Tarrant County's cases and deaths by race/ethnicity, age groups and gender. The data is provided by Tarrant County Public Health.
North Texas COVID-19 hospital capacity
Here is the percent capacity for COVID-19 hospitalizations out of total hospital capacity for the 19-county North Central Texas Trauma Service Area (TSA-E) for the last seven days. TSA-E includes the DFW area..