Ellis County Reports 145 Active COVID-19 Cases

Ellis County COVID 19 Trends 9.30

On September 18, Ellis County announced they were creating “a one stop location for the public to have a better understanding of COVID-19 in Ellis County.” Instead of posting updates on Facebook on weekdays, they transitioned to a dashboard on the Ellis County Website. The dashboard is updated Monday – Friday as they receive additional information  from the State of Texas through the Texas Health Trace Platform.

According to the COVID-19 Dashboard from Ellis County, there are 145 active COVID-19 cases as of 9/30/2020.


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They’re reporting an estimated 4,248 recoveries and 39 deaths. Deaths by city: 26 in Waxahachie, five in Ennis, five in Midlothian, one in Ferris, one in Italy and one in Palmer. Note: DSHS data shows 68 deaths in Ellis County.

Ellis County Hospitals show 151 of 215 hospital beds are occupied. There are fifteen COVID-19 patient hospitalized in Ellis County: 13 on a MedSurg unit and two in ICU. Twelve of eighteen ICU beds are occupied, but only two are COVID-19 patients.

Per DSHS in the last 7 days, (9/24-9/30), Texas averaged:
🔹3,181 new cases per day
🔹3,235 current hospitalizations
🔹83 new fatalities reported per day

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