Amarillo Public Health Director addresses uptick in COVID-19 cases

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AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — During today’s City of Amarillo COVID-19 briefing, public health director Casie Stoughton discussed the uptick in the number of cases in our area.

Stoughton said the city saw an increase in cases with an average of 20 cases per day, and so far this week, an average of 30 cases per day.

Stoughton wants to remind everyone to practice the COVID prevention tips.

Stoughton said, “Please remember to wear a mask. Stay six feet away from others and, most importantly, don’t go to church or anywhere else if you’re sick or have recently been tested.”

The City of Amarillo remains at level orange.

(This table reflects the cases on the High Plains as of 5:00 p.m. on October 27, 2020.)

CountyConfirmed Cases ReportedDeathsRecovery
Armstrong27115
Beaver89177
Briscoe22114
Carson5835
Castro3117263
Childress12279
Cimarron3936
Collingsworth2219
Cottle39334
Curry1,55510632
Dallam3966337
Deaf Smith1,349251,147
Donley99171
Gray4959341
Hall47132
Hardeman63359
Hansford2166161
Hartley2264182
Hemphill174108
Hutchinson3447241
Lipscomb69148
Moore1,345221,186
Ochiltree3055178
Oldham27219
Parmer57918436
Potter8,0071006,209
Quay101259
Randall5,218563,348
Roberts1413
Roosevelt4528209
Sherman77165
Swisher1523113
Texas1,797101,695
Union39219
Wheeler8356
TOTAL23,95831517,536
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