Beginning in April, Tarrant County Public Health officials began providing more detailed information on the spread of the COVID-19 virus in the county.
Along with confirmed cases, death and recovery totals, officials are now breaking down information into number of cases and number of deaths by age and gender.
As of May 8, there are currently 3,127 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in Tarrant County, including 95 deaths and 735 patients who have recovered. According to TCPH, there have been 171 newly confirmed cases in the past 24 hours.
In addition, Tarrant County residents ages 45-64 account for the largest plurality of COVID-19 cases in the county, at 37%. Residents ages 25-44 account for 34% of cases countywide.
Meanwhile, 64% of COVID-19-related deaths in the county have been residents age 65 or older. Residents ages 45-64 account for 29% of all county deaths due to complications from novel coronavirus.
In the Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth area, TCPH and Denton County Public Health numbers indicate a total of 155 COVID-19 cases across four ZIP codes.
According to TCPH, ZIP code 76244 has the most confirmed cases of novel coronavirus in the area, with 72. ZIP code 76248 has a total of 48 confirmed cases, and ZIP code 76177 has a total of 14.
Additionally, DCPH has confirmed a total of 21 cases of COVID-19 within ZIP code 76262.
For more information on COVID-19 in Tarrant County, click here. For more information on COVID-19 in Denton County, click here.
Tracking COVID-19: Cases by ZIP code in Keller, Roanoke, Northeast Fort Worth
As of May 8, there are currently 3,127 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in Tarrant County, including 95 deaths and 735 patients who have recovered. (Katherine Borey/Community Impact Newspaper)