Averaging 394 cases per day over the past week, Travis County is on pace to surpass 10,000 total cases later this week. There have been a total of 8,969 cases in the county as of June 29, with 6,117 estimated recoveries.
The metropolitan area also admitted 48 new coronavirus patients June 29, and current hospitalizations stand at 386, according to the county.
Due to the surge in new cases over the past month, Travis County has announced the closure of all park system spaces and facilities from July 2 at 8 p.m. until July 7 at 8 a.m. to help prevent the coronavirus's spread over the upcoming holiday weekend. County Judge Sam Biscoe also urged all local governments to cancel public events and close public spaces over the Fourth of July.