See how coronavirus cases have grown in the Lake Travis-Westlake area

Austin Public Health reported a total of 21,549 coronavirus cases in Travis County as of Aug. 3. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Austin Public Health reported a total of 21,549 coronavirus cases in Travis County as of Aug. 3. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Austin Public Health reported a total of 21,549 coronavirus cases in Travis County as of Aug. 3. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Austin Public Health reported a total of 21,549 coronavirus cases in Travis County as of Aug. 3. Of that, there have been 19,266 recovered cases and 285 fatalities.

Active cases in all of Travis County are estimated at approximately 1,998, based on the reported number of recoveries and fatalities. Austin Public Health does not report fatalities, hospitalizations or active cases per ZIP code.

There are 310 hospitalizations in the metropolitan statistical area of Travis, Williamson, Hays, Bastrop and Caldwell counties, 75 of whom are on ventilators. The area’s intensive care units are holding 114 individuals, according to APH officials.

Thirty-six new coronavirus patients were admitted to metropolitan area hospitals Aug. 3, marking the fifth straight day of daily admissions below the seven-day moving average threshold of 37.

Of the 14,788 COVID-19 cases, 1,136 originate from the Lake Travis-Westlake area, which encompasses nine ZIP codes in western Travis County.


Among the nine ZIP codes, 78746 in West Lake Hills has consistently reported the highest number of cases since the start of the pandemic in Travis County. The total number of cases reached 222 as of Aug 3.

The 78734 ZIP code of Lakeway and the Hills of Lakeway is trailing close behind reporting a cumulative total of 210. The 78735 ZIP code pertaining to the Lost Creek area has reached a total of 194 cases.
By Amy Rae Dadamo
Amy Rae Dadamo is the reporter for Lake Travis-Westlake, where her work focuses on city government and education. Originally from New Jersey, Amy Rae relocated to Austin after graduating from Ramapo College of New Jersey in May 2019.