Travis County sees new coronavirus death May 20 after two highest days of testing

Austin Public Heath reported a new coronavirus related-death May 20, bringing the total number of deaths in Travis County to 82. (Community Impact staff)
Austin Public Heath reported a new coronavirus related-death May 20, bringing the total number of deaths in Travis County to 82. (Community Impact staff)

Austin Public Heath reported a new coronavirus related-death May 20, bringing the total number of deaths in Travis County to 82. (Community Impact staff)

Editor's note: Texas testing data is according to the Texas Department of State Health Services and may include antibody testing numbers in its county total.

Austin Public Heath reported a new coronavirus related-death May 20, bringing the total number of deaths in Travis County to 82.


From May 18-19, Travis County administered a total of 3,821 tests, according to the most recent data reported by the Texas Department of State Health Services. The 2,067 tests given on May 18 were the most administered in a single day in the county, while the 1,754 on May 19 were the second most. A look at tests administered each day since April 21 can be found in the following chart.

In total, there have been 24,727 tests conducted in Travis County since the beginning of the pandemic.


As of May 20, Travis County has seen a total of 2,644 confirmed coronavirus cases. Of those, 925 individuals have reported recovering. Data over time can be found here.