Despite drop in hospital admissions, Travis County adds 4,039 new COVID-19 cases over past 7 days

See how COVID-19 continues to impact Travis County. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
See how COVID-19 continues to impact Travis County. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

See how COVID-19 continues to impact Travis County. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

Travis County added 4,039 new COVID-19 cases the week of Jan. 19-Jan. 25, according to data provided by Austin Public Health.

The seven-day moving average for new hospital admissions Jan. 25 stood at 81.4 individuals, down from 87.8 on Jan. 19. Currently, 577 individuals are hospitalized with COVID-19 across the metropolitan area, according to APH.


Overall, Travis County has reported 65,507 confirmed COVID-19 cases since the onset of the pandemic in March. An estimated 631 individuals have died in the county due to COVID-19, and 59,475 estimated individuals have recovered. There are an estimated 5,401 active cases in Travis County.

The following 10 ZIP codes have reported the most COVID-19 cases out of Travis County’s more than 60 ZIP codes:

  • 78660: 6,413

  • 78753: 3,564

  • 78758: 3052

  • 78741: 3,378

  • 78744: 4099

  • 78745: 2,912

  • 78748: 2,625

  • 78704: 2,421

  • 78724: 2,200

  • 78653: 2,124


The 32,788 total cases within the 10 ZIP codes make up 50.05% of all cases in the county.

For more information, such as gender and age breakdowns, visit the county's virtual dashboard.


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