Austin metro COVID-19 hospitalizations rise to 446 after holiday weekend

Travis County added 670 new coronavirus cases July 4-5.
Travis County added 670 new coronavirus cases July 4-5.

Travis County added 670 new coronavirus cases July 4-5.

After adding 670 new coronavirus cases in Travis County from July 4-5, the county has seen a total of 11,679 cases during the pandemic, according to Austin Public Health.

Current coronavirus hospitalizations in the Austin metropolitan area are at 446, continuing a trend of growth without a day of decline since June 19. The seven-day moving average of daily new hospital admissions is currently 61.6 patients per day, according to Austin Public Health.


There have also been an estimated 8,460 recoveries in Travis County and 137 coronavirus-related deaths.


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