Eight more people died after contracting COVID-19 in Tarrant County. This, according to the county health department, which also announces an additional 672 new infections on Thursday, as well as 642 current hospitalizations.
The last eight deaths include a man in the 1980s from White Settlement, a woman in the 1970s, two men in the 1940s, a man in the 1970s and two men in the 1980s, all from Fort Worth and a woman in the 1990s. from Arlington. All had basic health conditions.
Adding the latter cases brings the total number of infections in Tarrant County to 27,823 since testing began in March. The district’s average 7 days to Thursday is 528 cases a day, a slight increase from 520 cases on Wednesday, which is also causing a four-day downturn.
The county also reported 35 seizures on Wednesday, resulting in a total of 13,648 casualties. There are currently 13,812 active cases in the county.
As of Thursday, the county reported 642 COVID-19 hospitalizations, which is 34 fewer than the day before.
Of the county cases, 68% of those who died were over 65 years old. Those aged 25 to 44 make up the largest percentage of people with AIDS-19 at 39%.