COVID-19 cases surge in Irving as omicron variant grips Dallas County

1/14/2022 2:05:00 PM

COVID-19 cases surge in Irving as omicron variant grips Dallas County

COVID-19 cases surge in Irving as omicron variant grips Dallas County

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Update:This story will be updated weekly with new numbers and details that apply to the Irving community and Dallas County at large.Cases of COVID-19 climbed rapidly in Irving, fueled by the surging omicron variant of the virus.The city reported 1,820 new cases in the past week.

Health officials warn that the number does not include at-home COVID-19 tests, which have become increasingly popular as the omicron variant spreads.Meanwhile, Irving reported eight new COVID-19-related deaths in the past week, bringing the total number of deaths to 370.

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Cases of COVID-19 climbed rapidly in Irving, fueled by the surging omicron variant of the virus. The city reported 1,820 new cases in the past week. 10, 2021. Health officials warn that the number does not include at-home COVID-19 tests, which have become increasingly popular as the omicron variant spreads. Classes will resume Tuesday, January 18. Meanwhile, Irving reported eight new COVID-19-related deaths in the past week, bringing the total number of deaths to 370.m. Since the pandemic began, Irving has recorded a total of 42,236 total COVID-19 cases, making it one of the hardest-hit cities in Dallas County.” Millions of people could see their monthly premiums double and deductibles would also shoot up.

The numbers bring the county’s overall case total to 470,546, including 393,507 confirmed and 77,039 probable. I had driven to the same place, the Ellis Davis Field House site in the Red Bird neighborhood , around 4 p. Boyd ISD will be closed January 13 through Friday, January 14. The death toll is 5,621. County Judge Clay Jenkins said in a written statement that the spread of the omicron variant is straining hospitals and noted that many county residents haven’t yet had their booster shots . the day before, but they had already stopped accepting people. “We can’t all do everything, but we can all do something,” Jenkins said. Classes will resume Monday, January 24. “And your part is to get boosted, wear a mask, and avoid those crowds. I didn’t. 1.

” Health experts have expressed alarm about the rate that the new variant has ripped across the region . While early data indicates that omicron can cause less-severe illness than previous strains of the coronavirus, that might not translate to fewer hospitalizations if the overall number of cases surpasses what healthcare systems saw in previous surges. I glanced at my gray and white kitten, Zoe, in her carrier. Fairfield ISD will be closed on Thursday, January 13 and Friday, January 14. Pediatric hospitalizations are already on a concerning rise, experts say. The county reported that 1,008 people are hospitalized with the virus. How long could this really take, anyway? An hour, maybe an hour and a half? 2 p. According to the state, 60. Classes will resume Tuesday, January 18. 8.

6% of the county’s population 5 and older are fully vaccinated. There are three areas of the parking lot for cars to weave through while in line. The Department of State Health Services has posted information about .