Texas hits 4 million COVID-19 tests and 8,000+ deaths

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Steve Parker, manager at Primo Medical Supplies in San Antonio, wears a surgical facemask in his office on Feb. 17, 2020. Some Central Texas stores are reporting a dip in supply amid Wuhan Coronavirus outbreak concerns. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention does not recommend healthy people wear the facemasks. (Nexstar Photo/Wes Rapaport)

The Department of State Health Services says Texas now has 474,524 cases of COVID-19, an increase of 7,039 from Thursday.

The department also says 8,096 people have died as of 4:45 p.m. Friday. That’s an increase of 293.

An estimated 331,668 people have recovered from the virus. 4,000,532 Texans have been tested for the virus.

250 out of 254 Texas counties have cases of COVID-19. Harris County has the most with 81,919 cases. Dallas has 52,869.

Bexar County has 34,687, Tarrant County has 30,650, and Travis County has 22,256.

El Paso County has 15,908 cases.

Here are the numbers of cases in Central Texas counties as of 4:45 p.m. Friday:

  • McLennan County — 4,846
  • Brazos County — 3,997
  • Bell County — 3,785
  • Coryell County — 660
  • Milam County — 333
  • Hill County — 318
  • Robertson County — 231
  • Limestone County — 220
  • Freestone County — 161
  • Bosque County — 155
  • Leon County — 141
  • Falls County — 124
  • Lampasas County — 90
  • Hamilton County — 80
  • San Saba County– 23

Only four Texas counties have not reported a COVID-19 case: Borden, King, Loving, and Sterling.

To take a look at all of the numbers, follow this link.

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