12 new COVID-19 cases in Taylor County; 38 hospitalizations


ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) — The Abilene Taylor County Public Health District is reporting 12 new positive COVID-19 cases.

There are 5 new positives from PCR tests and 7 from antigen tests, for a total of 12 new positive cases.

There are a total of 468 active cases from PCR tests and 470 active cases from antigen tests, for a total of 938 active cases in Taylor County.

Since tracking began, there have been a total of 1012 positive cases from PCR tests and 521 from antigen tests, for a total of 1,533 positive results.

According to the health district, there are 38 patients currently hospitalized with COVID-19, including 19 from Taylor County and 19 from outside the county.

The average age of those who have died from COVID-19 in Taylor County is 71, and the average age of those hospitalized is 60.

In a new reporting format passed unanimously at Thursday’s Abilene City Council meeting, the numbers reported no longer contain detailed demographic information.

July 26, 2020 COVID-19 testing numbers for Taylor County

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