Tarrant County reports fewest new COVID-19 cases since March 26; deaths remain low

Stefan Stevenson
·4 min read

Tarrant County reported one COVID-19 death and 133 new cases on Monday.

The 133 new cases are the fewest since 100 were reported on March 26.

The county reported one COVID-related death for the fourth time in the past nine days.

The latest pandemic-related death was a Fort Worth woman in her 80s who had underlying health conditions, according to officials.

Tarrant County has reported 254,188 COVID-19 cases, including 3,375 deaths and an estimated 246,970 recoveries.

COVID-19 hospitalizations

Hospitalized COVID patients decreased by nine to 152. The pandemic high was 1,528 on Jan. 6.

COVID-19 hospitalizations remained at 3% of the total number of beds in Tarrant County and make up 5% of the 3,304 occupied beds. The COVID hospitalization rate of total beds has been at 4% or lower since March 23. The rate was at a pandemic-high 38% on Jan. 10.

Confirmed COVID patients decreased slightly to 3.42% from 3.50% of all available hospital beds in the North Central Texas Trauma Region.

Hospital beds

Tarrant County’s hospital bed occupancy decreased to 75% from 78% according to county data. The county has 1,122 total hospital beds available.

ICU beds

Adult ICU bed occupancy decreased to 82% from 86% as of Sunday. The pandemic high was 99% on Dec. 28.

Ventilator use increased by three to 208. Patients are using 27% of the 777 ventilators in the county.

Positivity rate

The COVID-19 testing positivity rate for Tarrant County dropped to 6% from 7% as of Sunday in the latest available seven-day average data. The rate was last at a pandemic-high 30% on Jan. 7.

Vaccination data

As of Wednesday, 319,580 Tarrant County residents have been fully vaccinated. That’s 15% of the population. Residents who have received at least the first vaccine dose number 508,951, or 24%.

Of those vaccinated, 64% are white, 10% are Black, 8% are Asian or Pacific Islander, and 10% are listed as other. Race was not reported in 7% of cases. The county updates vaccination data each Wednesday.

Tarrant County COVID deaths by city

Here are the total pandemic-related deaths in Tarrant County by city through April 19:

  • Fort Worth, 1,382

  • Arlington, 656

  • Mansfield, 136

  • North Richland Hills, 116

  • Bedford, 102

  • Hurst, 87

  • White Settlement, 78

  • Euless, 70

  • Haltom City, 68

  • Grapevine, 67

  • Keller, 65

  • Rural Tarrant County, 65

  • Benbrook, 57

  • Watauga, 48

  • Azle, 47

  • Richland Hills, 35

  • Grand Prairie, 34

  • Saginaw, 33

  • Crowley, 32

  • Forest Hill, 29

  • Southlake, 29

  • Sansom Park, 28

  • Lake Worth, 19

  • Colleyville, 15

  • Kennedale, 13

  • River Oaks, 13

  • Everman, 7

  • Westworth Village, 7

  • Blue Mound, 6

  • Edgecliff Village, 6

  • Unknown, 6

  • Pantego, 5

  • Burleson, 4

  • Lakeside, 4

  • Pelican Bay, 4

  • Flower Mound, 1

  • Haslet, 1

Tarrant County COVID-19 deaths

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Tarrant County hospital capacity

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Tarrant County COVID-19 trends

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