Staff report | Abilene Reporter-News
The Abilene-Taylor County Public Health District on Monday reported 12 new cases of COVID-19, six confirmed by polymerase chain reaction testing.
Active cases Monday totaled 77 (15 PCR tests and 62 antigen tests), compared to 73 reported Friday and 61 the week previous.
The percentage of COVID-19 inpatients in the 16-county Abilene trauma service area was 0.11% Saturday, compared to 0.11% Friday and 0.00% Thursday, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services COVID-19 database.
The Abilene trauma service area Saturday had one COVID-19 inpatient, the same number reported Friday. In the previous 24 hours, there were no COVID-19 admissions in the area, according to the state database.
Brown County added 5 cases last week
BROWNWOOD – Brown County health officials reported five new cases of COVID-19 for the week ending Friday.
The percentage of county residents aged 5 and older who are fully vaccinated is 44.13%, compared to 44.11% the previous report.
The current totals for COVID-19 testing in Brown County as of Friday were:
- Total positive: 11,433
- Total negative: 10,500
- Cases confirmed by PCR test: 4,880
- Cases confirmed by antigen test: 6,553
- Deaths: 253
- Average age of deceased: 68
Coronavirus by the numbers
Abilene/Taylor County (Monday data): New cases, 12; PCR cases, 13,123; active PCR cases, 15; total antigen probable cases, 21,936; total active antigen cases, 62; total PCR recoveries, 13,346; total antigen recoveries, 21,523; Total deaths, 643.
Texas (updated Monday): Total cases, 5,562,892; New cases, 1,340; Hospitalized, 750; Fatalities, 86,634; New fatalities, 0; Total tests, 64,385,036.
Big Country estimated new daily confirmed cases (Sunday, as tracked by the state): Brown, 0; Callahan, 1; Coke, 0; Coleman, 0; Comanche, 0; Eastland, 0; Erath, 0; Fisher, 0; Haskell, 0; Howard, 0; Jones, 0; Kent, 0; Knox, 0; Mitchell, 0; Nolan, 0; Runnels, 0; Scurry, 0; Shackelford, 0; Stephens, 0; Stonewall, 0; and Throckmorton, 0.
Sources: City of Abilene, Texas Department of State Health Services (counts PCR cases only) San Angelo Standard-Times
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