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Posted on: October 5, 2020

Allen COVID-19 Weekly Snapshot: October 5-11

Sixty-two Allen residents tested positive for COVID-19 this week. On October 11, the number of active cases in Allen was 63.

New Cases
Allen averaged nine new cases per day during the week of October 5-11. A total of 62 new cases were added this week.

DATENEW CASES
October 5-1162
September 28-October 457
September 21-27
61
September 14-2052 
September 7-13
30
August 31-September 6
28


Total Confirmed Cases
1,168 Allen residents have experienced a confirmed case of COVID-19 as of October 11. There have been 16,208 confirmed cases in Collin County.

Hospitalizations
As of October 11, 116 COVID-19 patients were hospitalized in Collin County. Thirty-two of those patients were in Intensive Care Units (ICU).

 DATE HOSPITALIZATIONS ICU PATIENTS
October 1111632
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 133 visits per day for the week of October 5-11.

DATEEMERGENCY ROOM VISITS
October 5-11133 per day (average)
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.

Thirteen Collin County residents died this week, bringing the countywide death toll to 165.

 DATE TOTAL COLLIN COUNTY DEATHS
October 11165 (+13)
October 4152 (+7)
September 27 145 (+8)
September 20137 (+13)
September 13124 (+6)
September 6118


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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