County's active COVID-19 cases down by 91 cases in past week
While the number of active COVID-19 cases in Shelby County has dropped by more than 90 cases in the past week, the county's death toll attributed to COVID-19 increased by three additional deaths since Monday, Jan. 25, state health officials reported Sunday.
The number of active COVID-19 cases tallied in Shelby County stood at 139 as of Sunday afternoon's DSHS report. That was down from the 230 cases the state reported on Jan. 25.
The state health agency reported 49 county residents have died from COVID-19. That was up by three additional COVID-19 deaths since Jan. 25.
DSHS said there have been 815 confirmed COVID-19 cases of Shelby County residents with 583 probable cases and 1,210 estimated victim recoveries.
The Texas Department of State Health Services on Sunday afternoon reported one new confirmed COVID-19 case in Shelby County with nine additional probable cases.
Across Texas, DSHS reported 359,752 active COVID-19 cases as of Sunday. DSHS reported 36,491 Texans have died with the cause of death attributed to COVID-19. The state reported 171 new additional fatalities in Texas as of Sunday's report.
To date there have been 2,059,143 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state with 9,903 new cases added to the total as of Sunday.