UPDATE: 119 new cases of COVID-19 in McLennan County, 11,408 total, one new death

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WACO, Texas – 119 new cases of COVID-19 are confirmed as of Tuesday. No cases are reported from surge testing. The total number of cases to date is 11,408. 

There are 922 estimated active cases, and 10,321 estimated cases who have recovered. 72 cases are hospitalized. Of the 72 hospitalized, 53 cases are McLennan County residents. Eleven are on ventilators.  

One additional death has been reported due to COVID-19, bringing the total of deaths to 165. #165 was an 86-year-old man.

As of November 9, 2020, the hospitalization rate is 12.04 percent for Trauma Service Area M, as calculated by Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS).

Executive Order GA-32 allows restaurants and other venues to reopen at 75 percent capacity and allows elective surgeries if the hospitalization rate in a Trauma Service Areas (TSA) with a COVID‑19 hospitalizations rate under 15 percent over a seven-day period. If the hospitalization rate goes over 15 percent for seven consecutive days, venue capacity will be lowered to 50 percent and elective surgeries will be postponed until further notice.

For additional information – including age, race, ethnicity, gender, ICU bed availability and more – you can visit www.covidwaco.com or www.mclennancountycovid.com.

All testing sites are using the saliva-based test.

Wednesday, November 11th 

NOTE: ALL TESTS ARE SALIVA TESTS. PLEASE DO NOT EAT, DRINK, or BRUSH YOUR TEETH FOR 1/2 HOUR PRIOR TO THE TEST.
All locations are open 9 am-6 pm unless otherwise noted.

Sacred Heart Catholic Church
2621 Bagby Avenue
Drive-through Clinic

Antioch Church
505 N 20th St
Drive-through Clinic

Midway ISD/Hewitt – Mobile Testing Unit
Midway I.S.D building (Former EMSI Building)
109 Panther Way, Hewitt, TX 76643
Walk-up Clinic

Thursday, November 12th 

NOTE: ALL TESTS ARE SALIVA TESTS. PLEASE DO NOT EAT, DRINK, or BRUSH YOUR TEETH FOR 1/2 HOUR PRIOR TO THE TEST.
All locations are open 9 am-6 pm unless otherwise noted.

Sacred Heart Catholic Church
2621 Bagby Avenue
Drive-through Clinic

Antioch Church
505 N 20th St
Drive-through Clinic

Open Door Church OGIC
1208 Rose St
Walk-up Clinic

Source: City of Waco

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