Risk of COVID-19 in Erath County remains ‘extremely high.’ Here’s the latest.


By SARA VANDEN BERGE


With an average of 35 new confirmed cases per day, Erath County remains under the “extremely high” risk level of COVID-19, according to Covid ACTNOW.


The website also states that as of Jan. 31, there are 11 patients hospitalized locally with three in ICU and that 41.3% of the public has received at least one dose of the vaccine.

Erath County officials have released a new form of reporting COVID-19 that I believe is confusing to readers, so I will be reporting numbers from this website, which uses data from the Texas Department of State Health Services.