DALLAS — COVID-19 statistics across North Texas and the state as a whole continue to remain relatively low as the area is midway through October.
Collin County health officials said the county currently has 54 people hospitalized with COVID-19 as of Tuesday.
Hospitalization statistics have remained between 39 and 91 from Sept. 22 through Oct. 17. The last time there were more than 100 hospitalizations in the county was Sept. 20 when there were 105 hospitalizations in Collin County.
The record-high number of hospitalizations happened on Jan. 19, 2022, when the county had 583 in the hospital with COVID-19.
The record-low number of hospitalizations happened on April 18, 2022, when the county had 26 in the hospital with COVID-19.
Denton County hospitalizations remain below 20
Denton County Public Health reported there are currently 15 people hospitalized with COVID-19 in the county as of Wednesday. There were 10 on Tuesday.
The last time there were more than 20 hospitalizations in the county was Sept. 30.
The record number of hospitalizations happened on Jan. 20, 2022, when the county had 236 in the hospital with COVID-19.
There are currently eight ICU beds available in the county's hospitals.
State hospitalizations almost below 1,000
State health officials reported there are currently 1,078 COVID-19 hospitalizations in Texas as of Monday.
This is the second straight day that hospitalizations across the state have remained below 1,100.
The record-high number of hospitalizations happened on Jan. 11, 2021, when there were 14,218 patients in Texas hospitals.
The state currently has a 14-day average of 1,262 hospitalizations.
State officials report 243 deaths in last month
As of Wednesday, the last day of a reported COVID-19 death in Texas happened on Oct. 13, data from the Texas Department of State Health Services shows. The last time the state reported more than 100 deaths happened on Feb. 23, 2022, when there were 111.
From Sept. 17 through Oct. 17, there have been 243 reported COVID-19 deaths in Texas.
The record-high number of deaths that reportedly happened in a single day is Jan. 13, 2021 when there were 386 reported deaths.