Saturday, May 30, 2020

Week by week: COVID-19 cases in Texas UPDATE


Total tests (positive and negative) as of 5/29:  893,275 -- a one-week increase of 159,913 compared to 11,732 on 5/22.

New cases week by week:
  • May 23-29:  (7,557; down 8% from previous week, down 12% from May 9-15 peak)
  • May 16-22:  (8,251)
  • May 9-15:  (8,589)
  • May 2-8:  (7,380)
  • April 24 - May 1:  (6,324)
  • April 17-23:  (5,435)




COVID-19 deaths in Texas are projected to peak on April 28.  Total projected deaths:  2,350.  (NPR)   As of 5/29, Texas has reported 1,626 deaths.

Deaths reported:
  • As of March 20 -          5
  • As of March 27 -        23
  • As of April     3 -        90 (+  67)
  • As of April   10 -      226 (+136)
  • As of April   17-       428 (+202)
  • As of April   24 -      593 (+165) 
  • As of May      1 -      816 (+234)
  • As of May      8 -   1,004 (+188)
  • As of May    15 -   1,272 (+268)
  • As of May    22 -   1,440 (+168)
  • As of May    29 -   1,626 (+186)
Related posts:
Alabama.  (5/25/2020)
Arkansas.  (5/28/2020)
California.  5/24/2020)
Connecticut.  (5/29/2020)
Florida.  (5/25/2020)
Georgia.  (5/25/2020)
Idaho.  (5/24/2020)
Illinois.  (5/26/2020)
Indiana.  (5/30/2020)
Iowa.  (5/30/2020)
Kansas.  (5/28/2020)
Kentucky.  (5/28/2020)
Louisiana.  (5/30/2020)
Maryland.  (5/25/2020)
Massachusetts.  (5/26/2020)
Michigan.  (5/26/2020)
Minnesota.  (5/28/2020)
Mississippi.  (5/25/2020)
Nebraska.  (5/28/2020)
New Jersey,  (5/26/2020)
New York.  (5/26/2020)
North Carolina.  (5/24/2020)
North Dakota.  (5/24/2020)
Ohio.  (5/30/2020)
Pennsylvania.  (5/26/2020)
South Carolina.  (5/27/2020)
South Dakota.  (5/28/2020)
Tennessee.  (5/29/2020)
Texas   (5/30/2020)
Virginia.  (5/29/2020)
Washington State.  (5/28/2020)
West Virginia.  (5/27/2020
Wisconsin.  (5/27/2020)

Related reading:
Coronavirus Cases Surge In Texas Panhandle As State Continues To Reopen.  (NPR, 5/18/2020)
Texas is launching a new wave of reopenings this week, with gyms, office spaces and nonessential manufacturers allowed to open with some limitations and safety protocols. Many public health experts have warned that states such as Texas are acting too quickly.



Dear ABC13 Houston,

Texas just had its biggest weekly increase in COVID-19 cases with 8,589.  It also just registered its largest number of COVID-related deaths for 1 week.

Best,

Retiring Guy






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