AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — The city of Amarillo released its recently-begun weekly report on COVID-19 hospitalizations, deaths, and vaccination rates Friday morning.
Using data from three major local hospitals – the BSA Health System, Northwest Texas Healthcare System, and Thomas E. Creek VA Medical Center – the City of Amarillo reported 152 deaths from COVID-19 since Aug. 1. This report is expected to be published every Friday.
According to the data, 100 people are currently hospitalized for COVID-19 in the Amarillo area, 74% of whom are unvaccinated. Out of the total, 44 COVID-19 patients were reported to be in local intensive care units, 81.8% of whom are not vaccinated. Out of the total, 29 COVID-19 patients are reported to be on ventilators, 93.1% of whom are not vaccinated.
Out of the 152 reported COVID-19 deaths since the beginning of August, hospitals said that 86.8% were not vaccinated.