New coronavirus death brings Travis County total to 83

Travis County has now had 2,712 total coronavirus cases reported as of May 21. (Nicholas Cicale/Community Impact Newspaper)
Travis County has now had 2,712 total coronavirus cases reported as of May 21. (Nicholas Cicale/Community Impact Newspaper)

Travis County has now had 2,712 total coronavirus cases reported as of May 21. (Nicholas Cicale/Community Impact Newspaper)

An 83rd person in Travis County has died from the coronavirus, according to the May 21 update provided by Austin Public Health.

Travis County has now had 2,712 total coronavirus cases, and has seen 937 patients recover.


The 96 patients currently hospitalized in the Austin metropolitan area is the highest level seen since there were 98 on May 15, and the second highest level since the beginning of April.