Coronavirus Latest: Tarrant County confirms 96 new cases; 30th death occurs in Denton County

Here are the latest coronavirus updates for the Keller, Roanoke and Northeast Fort Worth-area. (Community Impact staff)
Here are the latest coronavirus updates for the Keller, Roanoke and Northeast Fort Worth-area. (Community Impact staff)

Here are the latest coronavirus updates for the Keller, Roanoke and Northeast Fort Worth-area. (Community Impact staff)

The community spread level of COVID-19 remains “substantial,” according to Tarrant County Public Health officials.

The county reported 96 new cases of novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours. County health officials have confirmed a total of 4,899 cases of COVID-19, including 141 deaths and 1,809 patients who have recovered.

Across Tarrant County, out of 5,792 available hospital beds a total of 3,666 are occupied, according to TCPH. There are 184 county hospital beds occupied by COVID-19 patients. In addition, the county has 449 available ventilators and 192 occupied.

The city of Fort Worth has confirmed 2,584 total cases of novel coronavirus, including 87 deaths and 1,049 patients who have recovered.

There are 19 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in ZIP code 76177 and 98 confirmed cases in ZIP code 76244, including three patients who died from complications of novel coronavirus.


Additionally, the city of Keller has confirmed 100 cases of COVID-19, including 10 deaths and 27 patients who have recovered. A total of 92 cases have been confirmed in ZIP code 76248.

Denton County Public Health announced May 22 that a Carrollton woman in her 60s has died due to COVID-19, bringing the county’s total number of coronavirus-related deaths to 30.

“Please include, in your thoughts and prayers, the family of the individual who has passed as a result of COVID-19,” said Denton County Judge Andy Eads in a statement. “As we continue to report additional deaths and cases connected to COVID-19, we also report recoveries as well.”

According to DCPH, an additional 17 cases of coronavirus have been confirmed locally in the past 24 hours, bringing the county’s total to 1,205 cases. So far, 615 residents who were diagnosed with the virus have since recovered and 560 cases remain active.

There have been a total of eight confirmed cases of novel coronavirus in the city of Roanoke, including five patients who have recovered. In addition, DCPH has confirmed 25 cases of COVID-19 in ZIP code 76262, with 17 patients who have recovered.
By Ian Pribanic
Ian Pribanic covers city government, transportation, business and education news for Community Impact Newspaper in the Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth areas. A Washington D.C. native and University of North Texas graduate, Ian was previously an editor for papers in Oklahoma, West Texas and for Community Impact in New Braunfels.


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