Weekend update: Travis County sees 1,364 new COVID-19 cases June 27-28

Travis County saw 1,364 new coronavirus cases over the past two days, setting a single-day record with 728 cases June 27. (Community Impact staff)
Travis County saw 1,364 new coronavirus cases over the past two days, setting a single-day record with 728 cases June 27. (Community Impact staff)

Travis County saw 1,364 new coronavirus cases over the past two days, setting a single-day record with 728 cases June 27. (Community Impact staff)

Austin Public Heath reported that Travis County saw 1,364 new coronavirus cases over the past two days, setting a single-day record with 728 cases June 27 and adding another 636 cases June 28.

The county also saw its 117th coronavirus-related death this weekend, and total cases reached 8,461. There have been an estimated 5,726 recoveries in the county.

Coronavirus hospitalizations in the Austin metropolitan area have increased to 351, a 179-person increase over the past seven days.

The current seven-day moving average in new hospital admissions in the area is 52 per day, according to Austin Public Health. The daily average has increased by 23.4 over the past week.

Travis County did not report new data June 26 due to a software update, which could have resulted in a higher total June 27 making up for the delay in reporting.


Overall, Travis County has added 2,757 new cases this week, representing 33.58% of all cases since March 13.


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