COVID-19

COVID-19

The Texas Department of Health and Human Services and Victoria County Public Health Department reported 120 more COVID-19 cases in the Crossroads Saturday.

In the region, four more COVID-19 deaths, including two deaths in Victoria and one death in Goliad and Wharton counties, were reported. The state does not release individual demographic or identifying information about people who die from coronavirus complications.

The state health department reported 112 COVID-19 patients occupied 16.28% of 688 staffed hospital beds in Victoria’s trauma service area on Saturday. Hospitalization data is delayed by one day.

There were 273 empty hospital beds and 17 empty beds in intensive care units, according to state data.

Crossroads COVID-19 cases — Feb. 6, 2021

County Total (+New) Recoveries Deaths
Calhoun 1,653 (+4) 1,553 13
DeWitt 1,769 (+38) 1,616 55
Goliad 394 (+1) 368 12
Jackson 1,545 (+6) 1,446 26
Lavaca 2,126 (+13) 1,976 66
Matagorda 2,889 (+18) 2,664 84
Refugio 590 (+5) 522 17
Victoria 7,623 (+14) 6,835 163
Wharton 3,480 (+21) 3,219 93
9-County total 22,069 (+120) 20,199 529

ABOUT THE DATA: On Jan. 13, the Advocate shifted to using only COVID-19 data from the Texas Department of State Health Services and Victoria County Public Health Department to provide daily updates on the spread of the coronavirus in the region. The state compiles case data from local health departments and DSHS health regions, and pulls COVID-19 fatality data directly from official death certificates. These numbers are preliminary and therefore subject to change. State data may differ from data reported by local and regional health authorities because of delays in reporting or discrepancies. We will continue to update the numbers in real time and report changes as they arise.

For any questions about COVID-19 data, please reach out to the newsroom by sending an email to deliverydesk@vicad.com.

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