5 deaths, 422 new cases of coronavirus reported in Tarrant County – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth


Tarrant County public health reported the deaths of five residents on Sunday and 422 new cases of coronavirus.

Deaths include a White Settlement man in his sixties, two Fort Worth men in his sixties, a Benbrook man in his sixties and a Pantego woman in his sixties. All of them had underlying health problems.

New cases have been reported from Arlington, Bedford, Benbrook, Colleyville, Crowley, Edgecliff Village, Euless, Forest Hill, Fort Worth, Grand Prairie, Grapevine, Haltom City, Hurst, Keller, Lake Worth, Mansfield, North Richland Hills, Richland Hills, River Oaks, Saginaw, Sansom Park, Southlake, Watauga, Westworth Village, White Settlement and Tarrant County not incorporated.

The county reported a total of 21,617 cases, 298 deaths and 10,382 cures.

Seventy percent of the nearly 5,664 available hospital beds in the county were occupied on Saturday. Of these, 16% were used by patients confirmed with COVID-19.

The number of COVID-19 patients in hospitals has increased since April. As of April 1, there were 129 confirmed patients in the hospital and 55 were in intensive care beds. After Thursday’s peak of 708 confirmed patients, that number fell to 655 patients on Saturday.

* The locations on the map are approximate central city locations and are not intended to indicate where people who are actually infected live.

** County totals below include the 32 North Texas counties, not just Collin, Dallas, Denton and Tarrant.


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