Texas coronavirus cases fall, along with testing numbers and hospitalizations are down 58% from their peak


The number of new cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 continued to fall Thursday in Texas, while the number of tests administered to detect the virus remained well below peak levels.

New cases reported Thursday totaled 5,059, slightly fewer than Wednesday and continuing a downward trend, the Department of State Health Services reported. However, the seven-day rolling average of tests administered came to 38,200 as of Wednesday, the most recent total available. On Aug. 18, the rolling average was 63,900.

As of Thursday, 4,489 patients were hospitalized in Texas with COVID-19. For the first time since June, the number Tuesday dipped below 5,000. The state has reported almost 598,000 confirmed coronavirus cases since tracking of the pandemic began in March. Of those, 106,915 cases were still active.

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