Texas COVID-19 cases top 53,000 with more than 32,000 recovered

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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 there are now 53,449 cases of COVID-19 reported in Texas.

The department also says 1,480 people have died as of 3:50 p.m. Wednesday.

An estimated 32,277 people have recovered from the virus.

226 out of 254 Texas counties have cases of COVID-19. Harris County has the most with 10,283 cases. Dallas has 8,273.

Tarrant County has 4,803, Travis County has 2,712, and Bexar County has 2,371.

Amarillo’s Potter County has 2,202 cases.

More than 834,000 people have been tested for COVID-19 in Texas, the vast majority being done in private labs.

Here are the numbers of cases in Central Texas counties as of 3:50 p.m. Wednesday:

  • Brazos County — 373
  • Bell County — 294
  • Coryell County — 226
  • McLennan County — 106
  • Milam County — 27
  • Hill County — 24
  • Limestone County — 19
  • Leon County — 9
  • Lampasas County — 8
  • Hamilton County — 7
  • Robertson County — 7
  • Bosque County — 6
  • Falls County — 6
  • San Saba County– 1

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

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