AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — The Amarillo Public Health Department reported 135 new COVID-19 cases for Potter and Randall counties and 35 COVID-19 recoveries, according to data from the COVID-19 dashboard on the Amarillo Alerts webpage. As of Wednesday, there are 2,424 active cases of COVID-19 in the two counties.
According to the dashboard, Potter County reported 68 new COVID-19 cases and 25 COVID-19 recoveries on Wednesday. This brings the county’s total to 38,291 cases, 767 deaths and 36,304 recoveries. As of Wednesday, there are 1,220 active COVID-19 cases in Potter County.
Randall County reported 67 new COVID-19 cases and 10 COVID-19 recoveries on Wednesday. The county’s total is 40.786 cases, 529 deaths and 39,053 recoveries. As of Wednesday, there are 1,204 active COVID-19 cases in Randall County.
The Hospitalization Rate for the High Plains, Trauma Service Area A, was noted at 3.19% according to data from the Texas Department of State Health Services. Trauma Service Area A is also reporting the following COVID-19-related hospitalization data:
Lab-Confirmed COVID-19 patients currently in hospital: 29;
Adult COVID-19 patients in general beds: 24;
Adult COVID-19 patients in intensive care unit (ICU) beds: 5;
Pediatric COVID-19 patients in hospital: 0;
Confirmed COVID-19 admissions in the past 24 hours: 5;
Confirmed COVID-19 patients on ventilators: 2;
Total staffed hospital beds: 910;
Total staffed inpatient beds: 801;
Available staffed hospital beds: 175;
Available staffed adult ICU beds: 1;
Available staffed pediatric ICU beds: 2;
Available ventilators: 141.
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