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Amarillo Public Well being releases COVID-19 report card for Sept. 16 – KAMR – MyHighPlains.com


AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — The town of Amarillo’s public well being division launched its most up-to-date COVID-19 report card Friday, that includes mixed weekly information for Potter and Randall counties, complete COVID-19 information since March 2020 in addition to the newest COVID-19 hospitalization data.

COVID-19 Hospitalization

In keeping with the Sept. 16 COVID-19 Report Card, 18 sufferers have been hospitalized from COVID-19 as of Friday, three of which have been reported as being within the intensive care unit. The numbers are reported to the general public well being division by the BSA Well being System, Northwest Texas Healthcare System and Thomas E. Creek VA Medical Middle.

Since Aug. 1, 2021, APH mentioned that there have been 535 COVID-19 affected person deaths throughout Amarillo, 81% of which have been reported as unvaccinated.

COVID-19 Report Card Overview

Within the report card, the general public well being division reported that Potter and Randall counties noticed 340 complete new instances from Sept. 9 to Sept. 15, leading to a seven-day new case common of 49 new COVID-19 instances per day in addition to a ten% seven-day COVID-19 positivity price.

Since March 2020, the general public well being division is reporting that there have been a complete of 82,018 COVID-19 instances in Potter and Randall counties. The division additionally experiences that there have been 1,305 COVID-19-related deaths for the reason that begin of the pandemic.

Officers from town beforehand mentioned that officers from the general public well being division will proceed to replace the COVID-19 dashboard on the Amarillo Alerts web site every day.

Most Latest COVID-19 Data

The Amarillo Public Well being Division reported 38 new COVID-19 instances for Potter and Randall counties and 86 COVID-19 recoveries, in line with data from the COVID-19 dashboard on the Amarillo Alerts webpage. As of Friday, there are 1,490 energetic instances of COVID-19 within the two counties.

In keeping with the dashboard, Potter County reported 18 new COVID-19 instances and 53 COVID-19 recoveries on Friday. This brings the county’s complete to 39,788 instances, 771 deaths and 38,289 recoveries. As of Friday, there are 728 energetic COVID-19 instances in Potter County.

Randall County reported 20 new COVID-19 instances and 33 COVID-19 recoveries on Friday. The county’s complete is 42,266 instances, 534 deaths and 40,970 recoveries. As of Friday, there are 762 energetic COVID-19 instances in Randall County.

The Hospitalization Charge for the Excessive Plains, Trauma Service Space A, was famous at 2.40% in line with information from the Texas Division of State Well being Providers. Trauma Service Space A can also be reporting the next COVID-19-related hospitalization information:

  • Lab-Confirmed COVID-19 sufferers at the moment in hospital: 23;
  • Grownup COVID-19 sufferers normally beds: 19;
  • Grownup COVID-19 sufferers in intensive care unit (ICU) beds: 4;
  • Pediatric COVID-19 sufferers in hospital: 0;
  • Confirmed COVID-19 admissions prior to now 24 hours: 0;
  • Confirmed COVID-19 sufferers on ventilators: 1;
  • Whole staffed hospital beds: 960;
  • Whole staffed inpatient beds: 839;
  • Obtainable staffed hospital beds: 179;
  • Obtainable staffed grownup ICU beds: 4;
  • Obtainable staffed pediatric ICU beds: 0;
  • Obtainable ventilators: 142.

The Texas DSHS additionally reported the COVID-19 case numbers and the deaths for different counties all through the Texas Panhandle:

County Confirmed Circumstances Reported Deaths
Armstrong 429 10
Beaver 1,109 9
Briscoe 371 8
Carson 1,145 37
Castro 2,040 48
Childress 2,647 34
Cimarron 667 2
Collingsworth 533 16
Cottle 303 9
Curry 14,434 229
Dallam 1,765 44
Deaf Smith 4,178 115
Donley 478 26
Grey 4,297 132
Corridor 953 24
Hardeman 530 20
Hansford 715 30
Hartley 1,044 3
Hemphill 1,116 7
Hutchinson 5,764 138
Lipscomb 569 17
Moore 3,928 113
Ochiltree 2,175 49
Oldham 331 6
Parmer 1,527 53
Potter 39,788 771
Quay 2,363 67
Randall 42,266 534
Roberts 156 2
Roosevelt 5,803 107
Sherman 375 16
Swisher 1,319 34
Texas 6,518 39
Union 859 19
Wheeler 975 23
TOTAL 153,470 2,792


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