Covid-19 Press Conference Update and Report Card For Wednesday Jan 13

During the Wednesday Covid-19 Press Conference, Area Health Care Officials said they are seeing a plateau with the Hospitalization Rate.

City Mayor Ginger Nelson encouraged community members to take advantage of vaccinations when available and said future plans to run a mobile vaccination clinic are being considered.

Northwest Texas Hospital reports they have 83 patients with Covid-19, with 38 of them in the ICU and 18 on ventilators..

BSA, said they have 112 positive patients with 40 in the ICU and 25 on ventilators.

The Amarillo VA reported 9 positive patients, with 7 in the ICU and 5 on ventilators.

The Covid-19 Report Card Showed 128 new Covid-19 cases with 9 new deaths.

Potter County has 51 cases with 58 recoveries and 3 deaths. Randall County had 77 cases with 65 recoveries and 6 deaths.

The Amarillo Area Hospitalization Rate is at 21.62%. There are still 3,141 active cases in our area.