Tarrant County Public Health is reporting 202 confirmed new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday and 13 additional deaths.
The deaths include a Richland Hills man in his 90s; two Arlington women in their 80s; three men from Fort Worth, Bedford and White Settlement in their 80s; three Fort Worth men in their 70s; an Arlington woman in her 60s and another Arlington woman in her 70s; a Keller man in his 60s; and a Fort Worth man in his 50s. Eight had underlying health conditions.
The latest deaths bring the county's total to 550. A total of 34,975 estimated recoveries have been reported.
To date, the county has reported 39,048 confirmed cases of the virus and 2,224 probable cases for a total of 41,272 cases.
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The county began reporting both probable and confirmed cases earlier this month at the request of the state health department. Probable cases, the county said, account for a variety of real-world situations and could highlight cases in the community that may otherwise go unreported.
The county's seven-day average of cases, including both confirmed and probable, rose Saturday from 244 cases per day to 245. The 14-day average dropped from 386 per day to 300 per day.
Of the county's cases, 71% of those who have died were over 65. Those aged 25 to 44 make up the largest percentage of people with COVID-19 at 38%.