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Posted on: September 28, 2020

Allen COVID-19 Weekly Snapshot: September 21-27

Sixty-one Allen residents tested positive for COVID-19 this week. On September 27, the number of active cases in Allen was 59.

New Cases
Allen averaged nine new cases per day during the week of September 21-27. A total of 61 new cases were added this week.

DATENEW CASES
September 21-2761
September 14-2052 
September 7-13
30
August 31-September 6
28


Total Confirmed Cases
966 Allen residents have experienced a confirmed case of COVID-19 as of September 27. There have been 13,537 confirmed cases in Collin County.

Hospitalizations
As of September 27, ninety-nine COVID-19 patients were hospitalized in Collin County. Twenty-nine of those patients were in Intensive Care Units (ICU).

 DATE HOSPITALIZATIONS ICU PATIENTS
 September 27 99 29
 September 20 103 30
 September 13 70 26


ER Visits
At Collin County hospitals, Emergency Room (ER) visits from patients experiencing COVID-19 symptoms increased to an average of 103 visits per day for the week of September 21-27.

DATEEMERGENCY ROOM VISITS
September 21-27 103 per day (average)
September 14-20 96 per day (average)
September 7-1392 per day (average)
August 31-September 6115 per day (average)


COVID-19 Deaths
Four Allen residents have died due to COVID-19, according to the most recent data from the Texas Department of State Health Services and Collin County Health Care Services. City-level death data has not been provided since September 2.

Eight Collin County residents died this week, bringing the countywide death toll to 145.

 DATE TOTAL COLLIN COUNTY DEATHS
September 27 145 (+8)
September 20137 (+13)
September 13124 (+6)
September 6118


Other Updates
On September 17, Governor Greg Abbott announced modifications to some Open Texas Checklists, impacting occupancy limits and other protocols. Details.

FAQ
Why is data only available from August 31 and beyond?
Because of changes to state and country reporting, the City of Allen began providing weekly COVID-19 snapshots on Monday, September 14 with comparative data for the previous two weeks.

What data sources are you using to create these weekly snapshots?
The City of Allen uses the Daily Reports by City (.xlsx) provided by Collin County to track new cases, active cases and total confirmed cases in Allen. ER visit and ICU occupancy data is provided by the North Central Texas Trauma Regional Advisory Council (NCTTRAC). Collin County COVID-19 death information is tracked by the Texas Department of State Health Services; as of September 2, city-level death data has not been provided.

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