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Posted on: October 5, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Allen COVID-19 Weekly Snapshot: September 28-October 4

Fifty-seven Allen residents tested positive for COVID-19 this week. On October 4, the number of active cases in Allen was 63.

New Cases
Allen averaged eight new cases per day during the week of September 28-October 4. A total of 57 new cases were added this week.

September 28-October 457
September 21-27
September 14-2052 
September 7-13
August 31-September 6

Total Confirmed Cases
1,106 Allen residents have experienced a confirmed case of COVID-19 as of October 4. This total includes 86 cases originally reported by Collin County prior to June 1 and added to statewide totals this week. There have been 15,568 confirmed cases in Collin County.

As of October 4, ninety-nine COVID-19 patients were hospitalized in Collin County. Thirty-one of those patients were in Intensive Care Units (ICU).

October 49931
September 279929
September 2010330
September 137026

ER Visits
At Collin County hospitals, Emergency Room (ER) visits from patients experiencing COVID-19 symptoms increased to an average of 119 visits per day for the week of September 28-October 4.

September 28-October 4119 per day (average)
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.

Seven Collin County residents died this week, bringing the countywide death toll to 152.

October 4152 (+7)
September 27 145 (+8)
September 20137 (+13)
September 13124 (+6)
September 6118

Other Updates
In early October, some COVID-19 cases previously reported by Collin County were added to state totals. These cases included 86 Allen residents who tested positive for COVID-19 prior to June 1, 2020. Those numbers are reflected in the number of Total Confirmed Cases as of October 5. Other weekly snapshot data reflects new cases only.

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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