Five local counties now at 'medium' COVID-19 risk, according to the CDC

Five local counties now at 'medium' COVID-19 risk, according to the CDC

AUSTIN, Texas — Local COVID-19 transmission rates continue to teeter but, as of June 23, five counties in the KVUE viewing area are now considered at "medium risk" according to CDC guidelines. Those include: - Blanco County - Caldwell County - Hays County - Travis County - Williamson County Here's a closer look at the latest data locally: - Travis County sits at 202 cases/100,000 population as of June 23 - The 4-county metro area of Travis, Williamson, Hays and Bastrop counties is at a 7-day average of 513 cases/day, which is the most since Feb. 16 of this yearUp 11.5% from a week agoUp 28.8% from a month ago - 151 COVID-19 patients in Austin area (TSA O) hospitals is the most (tied) since March 108% bed availability4% COVID-19/capacity …
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