Weekend update: Austin metro coronavirus hospitalizations drop to lowest level since April 28

There have been 1,168 coronavirus recoveries in the county since mid-March, and active cases in Travis County are estimate at 2,011. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
There have been 1,168 coronavirus recoveries in the county since mid-March, and active cases in Travis County are estimate at 2,011. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

There have been 1,168 coronavirus recoveries in the county since mid-March, and active cases in Travis County are estimate at 2,011. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

Coronavirus hospitalizations in the Austin metropolitan area on May 30-31 dropped to 79, the lowest level seen in area hospitals since April 28. Through the month of May, hospitalizations peaked at 98 on May 15, and again climbed to 97 as recently as May 27 before dropping over the past three days.

Overall, Travis County has had 3,272 confirmed coronavirus cases since the pandemic began in March, and has seen 148 new cases since May 28. The 93rd coronavirus-related death in the county also occurred over the weekend.


There have been 1,168 coronavirus recoveries in the county since mid-March, and active cases in Travis County are estimate at 2,011.
By Nicholas Cicale
Nick has been with Community Impact Newspaper since 2016, working with the Lake Travis-Westlake and Southwest Austin-Dripping Springs editions. He previously worked as a reporter in Minnesota and earned a degree from Florida State University.


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