Half of the ventilators in Amarillo being used

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AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — During the City of Amarillo’s Wednesday morning COVID-19 update, officials reported half of Amarillo ventilators are being used now by patients.

According to Northwest Texas Hospital, they have 64 patients at the hospital related to COVID-19. The hospital has 46 patients being tested for coronavirus. A total of 18 patients have COVID-19 at the hospital. Ten of those patients are in ICU; five of the patients are on ventilators.

At BSA, the hospital has 34 patients either with COVID-19 or being monitored for it. Currently the hospital has seven patients in the ICU with the coronavirus; five of those patients are on ventilators. Four patients are on ventilators that are being tested for COVID-19.

(This table reflects the cases on the High Plains as of 1:43 p.m. on October 19, 2020.)

CountyConfirmed Cases ReportedDeathsRecovery
Armstrong18112
Beaver8068
Briscoe18113
Carson4928
Castro2876253
Childress9173
Cimarron3431
Collingsworth1919
Cottle33331
Curry1,2748583
Dallam3475297
Deaf Smith1,217251,100
Donley82164
Gray3979333
Hall36131
Hardeman59139
Hansford1876132
Hartley1884163
Hemphill13785
Hutchinson2837214
Lipscomb63134
Moore1,268221,153
Ochiltree2565134
Oldham25117
Parmer53216424
Potter7,239924,801
Quay86257
Randall4,406532,926
Roberts1412
Roosevelt3806196
Sherman72163
Swisher1313104
Texas1,725101,623
Union38219
Wheeler5949
TOTAL21,10229215,180
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