Tracking COVID-19: More than 200 new cases confirmed in Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth

As of July 26, there are 622 lab-confirmed COVID-19 patients hospitalized in Tarrant County. (Community Impact staff)
As of July 26, there are 622 lab-confirmed COVID-19 patients hospitalized in Tarrant County. (Community Impact staff)

As of July 26, there are 622 lab-confirmed COVID-19 patients hospitalized in Tarrant County. (Community Impact staff)

Editor’s note: This is the latest information reported by Tarrant County, Denton County and the state of Texas through their public dashboards.

The level of community spread of COVID-19 remains "substantial" in Tarrant County, according to public health officials.

Tarrant County Public Health has confirmed 353 new cases of novel coronavirus in the county in the past 24 hours.

A total of 25,499 positive cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Tarrant County since officials began tracking the virus in mid-March.



Among ZIP codes in the Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth area, ZIP code 76248 has the greatest number of new confirmed cases, with 88 reported between July 18-26. That brings the total number of cases in that ZIP code to 338, which represents a rate of 863.77 positive cases per 100,000 residents.


The ZIP code with the second-highest number of new cases during that time was 76244, with 78. There are now 458 total cases in that code, which represents a rate of 615.48 positive cases per 100,000 residents.

The next-highest number of new cases was reported in ZIP code 76177, with 25 new cases, for a total of 1,568.23 positive cases per 100,000 residents. There is now a total of 124 positive cases confirmed in ZIP code 76177.

As of July 26, Denton County Public Health officials have confirmed a total of 6,121 cases of COVID-19 within the county, including 49 deaths and 3,309 patients who have recovered.

Since July 18, there have been 10 cases of COVID-19 confirmed in the city of Roanoke. Officials have confirmed a total of 45 cases in the city, including 32 patients who have recovered.



Among the key indicators to watch, health experts have said, is the number of hospitalizations. As of July 26, Tarrant County health numbers indicate that a total of 622 lab-confirmed COVID-19 patients are hospitalized in the county.
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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