About 75 percent of the older residents of Rockwall County residents hospitalized due to COVID-19 are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19, with more than half of the county’s population having received at least one dose.
The Rockwall Office of Emergency Management reported Tuesday there had been 9,498 cumulative cases of COVID-19, an increase of 17 cases in one week’s time.
The report also noted there had been 9,312 estimated recoveries, representing an increase of 12 individuals within the previous seven days.
There had been 157 deaths reported in Rockwall County due to COVID-19 as of Tuesday, unchanged in two week’s time.
According to the county’s report, nine people were in Rockwall County hospitals due to the virus as of Monday, three more than during the previous week. Two of those of those patients were listed in the ICU, compared to one patient one week ago.
The Texas Department of State Health Services reported that as of Tuesday, 53.83% of Rockwall County residents aged 12 or older had received at least the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, with 42.89% being fully vaccinated.
The state agency’s report indicated that 85.72% of those residents in Rockwall County aged 65 and above had received at least the first dose of the vaccine, with 74.92% of the older population having been fully vaccinated as of Tuesday.
Numbers of those vaccinated in Rockwall County and in each county across the state is available online at https://tinyurl.com/29mgxxan
The local agencies which are reporting supplies of the vaccines in stock in Rockwall County is available at https://vaccinefinder.org/search/