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Figures are updated by the Kennedale News every two days …
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Today Friday, April 17, 2020 Tarrant County reported 1175 COVID-19 cases. This is up from 990 reported on Wednesday, April 15 for an increase of 185 cases. Dallas County has recorded 2,066 cases while Texas has reported 17,371 cases statewide – up from 15,492 cases. Meanwhile, Kennedale has another case for a total of 2 cases since Sunday. {{more: continue …}}
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Tarrant County reported 35 deaths (up 10) with 187 recoveries (up from 103). There are 124 currently hospitalized (down from 133). Dallas County has documented 50 deaths.
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The State of Texas has recorded 428 deaths (up from 364) with 1,522 hospitalized (down from 1,538) and 4,190 estimated recoveries (up from 3,150).
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The City of Kennedale has added one more case this week for a total of 2 with no deaths registered.? No addition information provided.
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Border cities of Fort Worth, Arlington and Forest Hill continue to see an increase in reported cases along with a two more for Mansfield.
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State officials expected to see a leveling of the numbers by the beginning of May but the actual numbers will vary from location to location within the state.
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75% of cases are ages 24-64, 54% are males along with 71% of deaths but most of those are age 65+??(updated figures)?
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As more cases in the county are documented, a clearer picture is emerging of who coronavirus and who is dying from it.? It is not an “old people’s” illness.? The overall majority getting the disease are breadwinners between the ages of 24 and 64 and it is more likely that guys (54%) will fall ill with the virus as oppose to their counterparts at 46%. This is a consistent finding since Kennedale News first started reporting the county stats. It should be noted that Texas statewide stats show a closer male to female ratio. Male hold an overwhelming lead in deaths at 71% of all recorded deaths.
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There has been reported case(s) for those from birth to age 14 but just at 1%. Six percent (6%) of all cases are in the age bracket 15-24 while it rises to 34% for 25-44 along with 9% of deaths.? Forty-one percent (41%) of cases and 34% of deaths are reported for 45-64. However, 57% of all deaths are ages 64 and up.
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Some Good News …
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In the beginning Tarrant County’s case count was doubly just about every day. It now is now closer to every five days.?
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Tarrant County Friday, April 17, 2020 Stats:
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Type of transmission by %?

  • 44% – community unknown source
  • 13% – community known source
  • 25% – travel
  • 19% – undetermined
Case % by sex with % of deaths …
  • 54% are males71% of deaths
  • 46% are female – 29% of deaths
Case % by age with % of deaths …
  • 1% are less than 15, no deaths
  • 6% are 15 ? 24, no deaths
  • 34% are 25 – 44 with 9% of deaths
  • 41% are 45 ? 64 with 34% of deaths
  • 18% are 65 plus with 57% of deaths
Case % by race/ethnicity … (Stats by death unavailable)
  • 41% White
  • 21% Hispanic
  • 21% Africa-American
  • 9% Not reported marked unknown
  • 7% Asian/Pacific Islands
  • 1% other
Surrounding cities reporting cases ?
  • Arlington ? 219 (up from 174), 25 recovered (up from 22), 3 death (no change). On March 24, 2020 the count was 14 cases with no deaths recorded.
  • Everman – 2 confirmed case (no change).
  • Forest Hill ? 13 confirmed (up from 12), 1 recovery (no change), 2 deaths (no change). On March 24 there was 1 case and no deaths reported.
  • Fort Worth ? 469 confirmed (up from 373), 80 recovered (up from 64), 20 deaths (up from 17). On March 24, 2020 the count was 24 with no deaths.
  • Kennedale – 2 confirmed (up one), no deaths.
  • Mansfield ? 39 confirmed (up from 37), 10 recovered (up from 9), 1 death (first). On March 24 the count was 5 with no deaths.
  • Unincorporated areas ? 31 confirmed (up from 27), 5 recovered (up from 1), 1 death (first). On March 24, there none reported.
  • Unknown location – 57 confirmed (down from 63), no deaths reported.
Note: Tarrant County does not publish actual location or neighborhoods in their updates. And reports that data presented is provisional and is subject to change at any time. Deaths and recovered are included in the total COVID-19 positive cases. Incidence rates based on less that 20 cases are considered unstable and should be interpreted with caution.
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Source for this article is coronavirus.tarrantcounty.com.
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State of Texas Link: Texas COVID-19 Dashboard

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