Six more people died after contracting COVID-19 in Tarrant County, according to the county health department which is also announcing 836 new infections on Wednesday along with more than 675 current hospitals.
The last six deaths include a woman in her 80s and a man in his 60s from Arlington; a man in the 90s from North Richland Hills, a man in his 60s from unincorporated Tarrant County, and a man in his 80s and a man in his 40s, both from Fort Worth. All had underlying health conditions.
The increase in recent cases brings the total number of infections in Tarrant County to 27,151 since testing began in March. The county average of 7 days through Wednesday is 516 cases a day, down to the fourth straight day.
The county is also reporting 53 recoveries Wednesday, bringing the total number of survivors to 13,613. There are currently an estimated 13,183 active cases in the county.
As of Wednesday, the county reported 676 COVID-19 hospitals, 56 more than the previous day.
Of the county cases, 68% of those who died were aged 65. Those aged 25 to 44 make up the largest percentage of people with VOCID-19 at 39%.