THE WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 4-10
Texas Department of State Health Services reported:83 New Covid Cases in Frio County
(72 New Covid Cases were reported the week prior)
Active cases increased by: 5
Recovered cases increased by: 75
Fatalities increased by: 3
Immigration and Customs Enforcement reported:
16 New GEO Pearsall Detainee Covid Cases
34 New CoreCivic Dilley Detainee Covid Cases
17 New La Quinta Pearsall Detainee Covid Cases
Frio County Vaccination Rate:Frio County’s Fully Vaccinated Rate (age 12+) increased 1.52% for the week. The prior week’s increase was 1.6%. Vaccinated with at least one dose (12+), a better indicator of recent vaccine activity, increased 1.34%. The prior week’s increase was 1.55%.
COVID Hospitalizations out of Total Region P Hospital Capacity:
Frio is one of 22 counties in Trauma Service Area Region P, which serves a population of 2.9 million people.
“COVID Hospitalizations out of Total Region P Hospital Capacity” decreased by 1.43%. Region P has spent thirty-six days over the 15% threshold. The 15% threshold line shows the point that formerly triggered the limiting the capacity of certain businesses and bars after seven days. During this wave of the pandemic, however, that order has been rescinded.
ICU Bed Usage in Region P vs Entire State of Texas:
–written by Jose Asuncion, Frio County Commissioner, Pct. 4