3 new COVID-19 related deaths in Taylor County, 108 new cases

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TAYLOR COUNTY, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – Three new COVID-19-related deaths and 108 positive cases have been reported in Taylor County.

Statistics released Saturday show that of the 108 new cases, 57 are from PCR tests and 51 are from antigen tests.

A social media post reveals the new deaths reported are a male in his 50s with preexisting conditions, a male in his 80s, and a male in his 70s, unknown if they had preexisting conditions.

According to Hendrick Health, Taylor County is still at level 6 (Emergency) with 81 Hendrick Health employees quarantined, 0 ICU beds available, and 14.63% COVID-19 hospitalizations out of total hospital capacity for Trauma Service Area D (TSA-D), as reported by the State (Day 1 below 15% threshold).

The Hendrick Health COVID-19 Community Safety Dial will remain at Level 6 until TSA-D reaches seven consecutive days below 15%.

Image may contain: ‎text that says '‎December 19, 2020 ZHENDRICK HEALTH Level 6: Emergency Level 3: Concem concern High Risk Level 1: Cautious Leuee Severe Level 4: Critical 5: Level Economic Emergenc ف Level COVID-19 Community Safety Level New Abilene Brownwood Abilene Hospitalizations: 93 Taylor County Deaths: 172 Brownwood Hospitalizations: 13 Brown County Deaths: 56 Available Hendrick Health ICU Beds:0 0 Total Employees in Quarantine: 81 TSA-D COVID-19 Hospitalizations out of Total Hospital Capacity: 14.63%‎'‎

Eighty-two patients recovered, but 93 remain hospitalized and their current conditions have not been disclosed.

Between the PCR and antigen tests, there have been 10,206 positive COVID-19 tests in Taylor County to-date. 2,411 of these cases remain active.

Additional information about the COVID-19 cases in Taylor County can be found in the graphic below:

COVID-19 Summary Daily 12-19-20

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