ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – Thirty-five new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Taylor County Thursday, along with 7 new recoveries.
Statistics released Thursday afternoon show that of the 35 new cases, 16 came from PCR tests and 19 came from antigen tests.
Seven patients who were actively fighting the virus recovered. Thirty-five remain hospitalized, and their current conditions are not known at this time. A percentage of these hospitalized patients are in ICU and/or on ventilators.
To-date, 11,117 PCR tests have been administered for COVID-19, and 490 antigen tests have been reported positive since June 25.
274 inmates and 29 staff members at the Taylor County Jail have tested positive for COVID-19, with most cases being confirmed during a recent outbreak.
Further demographic information for Taylor County’s COVID-19 patients can be found in the graphics below: