Austin Public Health confirms 243 new COVID-19 cases in Travis County on July 23

Here is today's coronavirus update for Travis County. (Community Impact staff)
Here is today's coronavirus update for Travis County. (Community Impact staff)

Here is today's coronavirus update for Travis County. (Community Impact staff)

On July 23, Austin Public Health reported 243 new COVID-19 cases in Travis County and 56 new hospitalizations related to the virus in the Austin Metropolitan Area. Local coronavirus risk remains at Stage 4, down slightly from a spike in hospitalizations earlier in July that brought the county close to Stage 5, the highest level of risk.


Travis County is approaching 19,000 confirmed cases over the course of the pandemic, with 18,939 cases so far. 15,852 of those individuals are estimated to have recovered. 229 have died, including 7 in the past day.
By Olivia Aldridge

Reporter, Central Austin

Olivia joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in March 2019. She covers public health, business, development and Travis County government. A graduate of Presbyterian College in South Carolina, Olivia worked as a reporter and producer for South Carolina Public Radio before moving to Texas. Her work has appeared on NPR and in the New York Times.