COVID-19 Numbers Updates Presentation and Reporting Updates

July 1, 2020 Covid-19 Numbers

July 1, 2020

Today’s numbers can best be described as a top-down failure of Frio County to take notice of all COVID-19 warning indicators, which took a marked turn for the worse in every metric compared to surrounding counties, as illustrated in the updated dashboard.

It currently (as of this writing) takes 5-7 days to receive a test result from the time a patient schedules a test, and there is a further delay for the positive test to be reported to the county. In short, news and numbers will always lag the actual COVID-19 situation in the community. All indicators show we are on an upward trajectory despite any day-to-day fluctuations we might see over the next week.

The precautions are now as familiar as the alphabet- wear a mask, socially distance, and wash your hands.

Updates to the “AGGREGATE” Table on the
Front Page Dashboard:

26 New Cases Overall
2 Recovered

Note: The “aggregate” information is based solely on active/recovered/deaths numbers provided by Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) to Frio County. There are no details (such as ZIP code and exposure source) because some of the cases have yet to be investigated. DSHS started providing the aggregate count as a quicker way for Frio County track trends.

Updates to the “Investigated” Table on the
Front Page Dashboard:

Think of the above “aggregate” section as the new cases, and the numbers below as the cases DSHS has actually investigated:

Zip Code: 78061
# of  “Investigated” Positive Cases: 2
Exposure Source: 2 Community Acquired
# of Older Cases Recovered: 5