Covid 19

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The information below about local COVID-19 cases is based on information released by Hood County Emergency Management Coordinator Jay Webster at 12:43 p.m. Thursday (Sept. 9).

The county has 826 active cases and 26 local hospitalizations. Those not hospitalized have been directed to self-isolate at home.

Webster reported five additional COVID-19 positive deaths since his update one week earlier, on Sept. 2.

There have been 10 such deaths over the last two-week period.

Thus far, the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) has reported 157 COVID-19 positive deaths for Hood County.

All of Lake Granbury Medical Center’s ICU beds are in use. More than 78% of the patients in those beds are COVID-19 positive.

Of LGMC’s total hospital capacity, 48.48% are COVID-19 positive.

The Trauma Service Area (TSA) Regional Hospital Rate for confirmed COVID-19 cases is 23.73%, which is 8.73% over the 15% threshold required by the state.

Regionally, there are 34 adult ICU beds available and two pediatric ICU beds available.

Hood County remains at high risk of COVID-19 transmission.

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