APH reports 21 new COVID-19 cases, 37 recoveries in the Amarillo area

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AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — The Amarillo Public Health Department is reporting 21 new COVID-19 cases and 37 recoveries in the Amarillo area.

According to APHD, there are five new cases in Potter County, bringing its total to 2,843. Potter County also reporting 31 new recoveries, totaling to 1,661.

There are 16 new cases in Randall County, bringing the total there to 809. Randall County also reporting six recoveries, totaling at 555.

The number of deaths due to coronavirus remains at 45; 39 in Potter County and six in Randall County.

According to Dr. Brian Weis from Northwest Texas Hospital, they currently have seven positive cases.

Two of those cases are in the ICU and one is on a ventilator.

According to Dr. Michael Lamanteer, Chief Medical Officer for BSA, they have 10 COVID-positive patients in house.

Currently, six are in the ICU and three are on ventilators.

This is BSA’s lowest number of COVID-positive patients since April 16th.

(This table reflects the cases on the High Plains as of 1:30 p.m. on March 2, 2021.)

7CountyConfirmed Cases ReportedDeathsRecovery
Armstrong1076142
Beaver4406415
Briscoe764126
Carson24614363
Castro629859
Childress1,312161,307
Cimarron1901184
Collingsworth1909248
Cottle1377181
Curry4,923674,296
Dallam1,0119996
Deaf Smith2,712632,618
Donley17013323
Gray1,724531,891
Hall32214395
Hardeman31112366
Hansford36520759
Hartley7199705
Hemphill5342536
Hutchinson1,067691,418
Lipscomb27311274
Moore1,920682,127
Ochiltree92225993
Oldham1114220
Parmer827341,122
Potter16,86740616,184
Quay4208353
Randall16,19827615,598
Roberts52154
Roosevelt1,838501,557
Sherman14012129
Swisher39317721
Texas3,448243,351
Union2379190
Wheeler4329458
TOTAL61,3241,38161,460
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