Another eight people died after signing a COVID-19 contract in Tarrant County, according to the district health department, which will report another 672 new infections on Thursday, along with 642 current hospitalizations.
Among the last eight deaths are a man aged 80 from the White Settlement, a woman aged 70, two men aged 40, a man aged 70 and two men aged 80, all from Fort Worth and a woman aged 90 from Arlington. They all had basic health conditions.
By adding the latest cases, the total number of infections in Tarrant County has increased to 27,823 since testing began in March. The 7-day average of the region until Thursday represents 528 cases per day, which is a slight increase compared to 520 cases on Wednesday, which also capture a four-day decline.
The county also reports 35 cures on Wednesday, bringing the total number of survivors to 13,648. There are currently an estimated 13,812 active cases in the district.
On Thursday, the district reported 642 COVID-19 hospitalizations, which is 34 less than the day before.
Of the district cases, 68% of people who died were over the age of 65. Between the ages of 25 and 44, the largest percentage of people with COVID-19 were 39%.