AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — The city of Amarillo’s public health department released its most recent COVID-19 report card this week, featuring combined weekly data for Potter and Randall counties, total COVID-19 data since March 2020 as well as the most recent COVID-19 hospitalization information.

COVID-19 Hospitalization

According to the Nov. 23 COVID-19 Report Card, 18 patients were hospitalized for COVID-19, three of which were reported as being in the intensive care unit. The numbers are reported to the public health department by the BSA Health System, Northwest Texas Healthcare System and Thomas E. Creek VA Medical Center.

Since Aug. 1, 2021, APH said that there have been 539 COVID-19 patient deaths across Amarillo, 81% of which were reported as unvaccinated.

COVID-19 Report Card Overview

In the report card, the public health department reported that Potter and Randall counties saw 131 total new cases from Nov. 12 to Nov. 23, resulting in a seven-day new case average of 19 new COVID-19 cases per day as well as a 6% seven-day COVID-19 positivity rate.

Since March 2020, the public health department is reporting that there have been a total of 84,661 COVID-19 cases in Potter and Randall counties. The department also reports that there have been 1,310 COVID-19-related deaths since the start of the pandemic.

Officials from the city previously said that officials from the public health department will continue to update the COVID-19 dashboard on the Amarillo Alerts website daily.

Most Recent COVID-19 Information

The Hospitalization Rate for the High Plains, Trauma Service Area A, was noted at 1.68% 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: 17;
Adult COVID-19 patients in general beds: 13;
Adult COVID-19 patients in intensive care unit (ICU) beds: 1;
Pediatric COVID-19 patients in hospital: 0;
Confirmed COVID-19 admissions in the past 24 hours: 0;
Confirmed COVID-19 patients on ventilators: 0;
Total staffed hospital beds: 1,015;
Total staffed inpatient beds: 889;
Available staffed hospital beds: 210;
Available staffed adult ICU beds: 5;
Available staffed pediatric ICU beds: 0;
Available ventilators: 144.

CountyConfirmed Cases ReportedDeaths
Armstrong44110
Beaver1,1519
Briscoe4268
Carson1,17338
Castro2,17648
Childress2,79834
Cimarron6912
Collingsworth55416
Cottle3349
Curry15,123233
Dallam1,78043
Deaf Smith4,359118
Donley49426
Gray4,388132
Hall99324
Hardeman56821
Hansford73030
Hartley1,0513
Hemphill1,2058
Hutchinson6,003147
Lipscomb58817
Moore4,040115
Ochiltree2,21449
Oldham3396
Parmer1,54554
Potter42,498778
Quay2,53470
Randall45,939541
Roberts1612
Roosevelt6,209110
Sherman37816
Swisher1,35834
Texas6,76539
Union92920
Wheeler1,01725
TOTAL162,9522,835