The Amarillo Public Health Department reported an increase of 45 new COVID-19 cases and a further seven deaths in Monday’s COVID-19 report.
That brings the total number of cases in Potter and Randall counties to 73,679 and the total number of deaths to 1,117 since the beginning of the March 2020 pandemic.
Of the total number of reported cases, 4,508 were active in Monday’s report card, a net decrease of 1,472 active cases.
There have been 68,054 reported recoveries of COVID-19, an increase of 1,510 recoveries from Friday.
Trauma Service Area A, which includes Potter and Randall counties as well as the majority of the Texas Panhandle, records a 10.01% COVID-19 hospitalization rate from Friday.
Potter County saw an increase of 21 COVID-19 cases, bringing the county’s total to 35,616 since the start of the pandemic. Of the total number, 2,122 are active, which is a decrease of 677 net active cases from Friday. There have been 32,826 cures and 668 deaths related to the virus, according to Monday’s report.
Randall County saw an increase of 24 COVID-19 cases, bringing the county’s total to 38,063 since the start of the pandemic. Of the total number, 2,386 are active, which is a decrease of 795 net active cases from Friday. There have been 35,228 cures and 449 deaths related to the virus, according to Monday’s report.
As reported in Monday’s COVID-19 update, 556,987 COVID-19 tests have been performed since the start of the pandemic, with no pending test.
Where to get the COVID-19 vaccine, booster in Amarillo
The Amarillo Health Department administers boosters for the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines.
The city offers the Moderna vaccine to people 18 years and older, as well as doses of the Pfizer vaccine to people between 5 and 17 years old.
Vaccinations are available at Amarillo Public Health, 850 Martin Road, for the following hours:
• Monday: 09:00 to 17:00
• Tuesday: 09:00 to 18:00
• Wednesday: 9:00 to 17:00
• Thursdays: 9am to 5pm
• Friday: 09:00 to 17:00