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Amarillo Weekly Covid-19 Report

The city of Amarillo released its weekly report on COVID-19 hospitalizations, deaths and vaccination rates Friday morning.

Using data from the three major local hospitals – the BSA Health System, Northwest Texas Healthcare System, and the Amarillo VA Healthcare System – the City of Amarillo reported 281 deaths from COVID-19 since Aug. 1, 86.8% of whom are reported as unvaccinated. This is an increase of 23 reported COVID-19-related deaths from last week.

Data shows 155 people are currently hospitalized for COVID-19 in the Amarillo area. Out of the total currently hospitalized, 93.5% of the patients are reported as unvaccinated. This is a decrease of 17 hospitalized COVID-19 patients from last week’s hospitalization report.

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