Tarrant County Reports Record 18 COVID-19 Deaths; 7-Day New Case Average Climbs – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

The county is also reporting 749 healings Friday, bringing the overall number of survivors to 14,397. There are currently an estimated 13,632 active cases in the county.

Of the countys cases, 69% of those who have died were over the age of 65. Those aged 25 to 44 make up the biggest percentage of individuals with COVID-19 at 39%.

The addition of the latest cases brings the total variety of infections in Tarrant County to 28,410 given that screening began in March. The countys 7-day average through Friday is 550 cases per day, an increase over earlier in the week when the average hit a low of 516 during a four-day streak of decreases.

As of Friday, the county reported 591 COVID-19 hospitalizations, 51 less than the day in the past.

The variety of deaths reported Friday is a single-day record for the county.

The 7-day average for cases held at 550 from Thursday while the 14-day average increased for the second-straight day. On Wednesday, the 14-day average dropped to 520 before reaching 528 on Thursday and 536 on Friday.

A record 18 people have passed away after contracting COVID-19 in Tarrant County, thats according to the county health department who is also revealing an extra 587 brand-new infections Friday along with 591 current hospitalizations.

The 18 newest deaths consist of a male in his 80s from Hurst, a guy in his 60s from Grand Prairie, a guy in his 70s from Mansfield, a male in his 30s from Haltom City, a man in his 70s from Richland Hills, a woman in her 90s and a female in her 80s, both from Azle, a male in his 70s and a male in his 60s from White Settlement, a man in his 80s from Lake Worth, a guy in his 70s from Arlington; a female in her 40s, a guy in his 60s, a woman in her 70s, a man in his 80s, a lady in her 90s, a lady in her 80s, and a male in his 70s, all from Fort Worth. All had underlying health conditions.