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Sept 8th Covid-19 Press Conference

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During the City of Amarillo Covid-19 Press Conference, Local Health Officials said that 60% of Amarillo residents are vaccinated.

Public Health Authority Dr. Todd Bell said this includes 31% of Potter County and 32% of Randall County.

Northwest Texas Hospital is seeing 56 patients with Covid, 29 in the ICU and 18 are on Ventilators.

BSA is caring for 77 COVID patients with 89% of the patients with Covid are not vaccinated and 50% being under the ages of 60 and 35 of those on ventilators.

The VA Healthcare system reported 6 patients hospitalized from COVID-19, with four in the ICU and one on a ventilator.

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